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Cameroon: Govt plans to sell 47 seed farms to the private sector

The Cameroonian Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (Minader) has just launched a call for expressions of interest to recruit private partners...
Tuesday 6 June 2023Agriculture

Coffee-cocoa: Yaoundé hosts workshop on climate change adaptation

An international scientific conference is being held in Yaoundé on the practical approach to adapting cocoa and coffee cultivation to climate change. The...
Tuesday 6 June 2023Agriculture

Cameroon: Banana exports hit lowest point in May, since January 2023

Cameroonian banana exporters shipped 12,558 tons of fruits in May 2023, according to data provided by the sector group Assobacam. This is the worst level...
Friday 2 June 2023Agriculture

Lower coffee and cotton production slowed the primary sector in Q4-2022 (INS)

There was a slowdown in the Cameroonian primary sector in the fourth quarter of 2022, according to the National Accounts published by the National...
Friday 26 May 2023Agriculture

The 400,000-hectare Batchenga-Ngaoundéré reserve is necessary to attract private investors (MINADER)

According to a statement made by Agricultural Minister Gabriel Mbairobe (photo) on state radio station CRTV last Wednesday, the 400,000-hectare land...
Wednesday 24 May 2023Agriculture

Pamol Plantations is still on one leg due to a lack of financial resources

Public company Pamol Plantations, which exploits palm oil trees in the war-affected southwest region, continues to face a challenging context. The new oil...
Wednesday 24 May 2023Agriculture

Innovative agriculture-oriented startups to receive govt recognition

The Cameroonian government expressed its desire to reward startups leveraging digital technologies to boost agricultural growth in the country. The...
Wednesday 24 May 2023Agriculture

State-owned CDC gradually rebounds after years of darkness

The State-owned agribusiness CDC is showing signs of recovery after three years of losses between 2019 and 2021. The company, which operates palm oil,...
Tuesday 23 May 2023Agriculture

Cocoa farm gate prices experience a decline, after four consecutive increases in two months

After four consecutive increases since March 24, 2023, despite the rainy season, cocoa farm gate prices in Cameroon have dropped for the first time. The...
Monday 22 May 2023Agriculture

Feicom promotes agriculture in 80 schools in Cameroon

The Special Fund for Equipment and Intercommunal Intervention (Feicom) launched last week a project to promote agriculture and farming in Cameroonian...
Monday 22 May 2023Agriculture

Cameroon rolls out plan to boost rice production to 750,000 tons by 2030

The Cameroonian Ministry of Agriculture has adopted a strategy to boost local rice production in the next few years. The country wants to bring the local...
Wednesday 17 May 2023Agriculture

Cocoa farm gate prices went up despite heavy rains

The maximum price of a kg of cocoa in Cameroon’s production sites has reached CFA1,400 since May 17, 2023, compared to CFA1,300 previously. According to...
Monday 15 May 2023Agriculture

Adamaoua produces 70% of Cameroon's honey (study)

Beekeepers in the Adamaoua region account for almost 70% of the national honey production, according to the World Bank-financed Livestock Development...
Wednesday 10 May 2023Agriculture

Cassava processing unit Sotramas is finally operational, 9 years after commissioning

The Cassava processing unit Sotramas finally started operations this month, 9 years after its commissioning. The CFA1.2 billion facility, which is...
Tuesday 9 May 2023Agriculture

Rubber producer Sud Cam counts on Onacc to navigate climate change

Sud Cam, a rubber producer in Cameroon, partnered with the National Observatory of Climate Change (Onacc) to obtain data on climate change developments in...
Monday 8 May 2023Agriculture

Far North: Grain producers increased production in 2022, narrowing the deficit

Official data from the agriculture department shows that last year, grain producers in the Far North managed to reduce the region's deficit to 15,249...
Thursday 4 May 2023Agriculture

Agriculture: Dropping yields raise food insecure population to 3 mln

Nearly three million food insecure individuals have been identified in Cameroon between March and May 2023, according to figures revealed on May 3, 2023,...
Wednesday 3 May 2023Agriculture

Cameroon: Agricultural program Pea-Jeune claims over 14,000 jobs created in 8 years

The Youth farming entrepreneurship promotion program Pea-Jeune, a government initiative supported by the International Fund for Agricultural Development...
Thursday 27 April 2023Agriculture

Govt to support cocoa, coffee producers with CFA6.5bln in 2023

The Cameroonian government announced a subsidy of CFA6.5 billion to support local cocoa and coffee producers in 2023. The funds will be channeled through...
Monday 17 April 2023Agriculture

Cameroon: Expensive inputs augur ill for palm oil production in Q2 2023

Palm oil production in Cameroon could suffer a significant setback in the second quarter of 2023, according to the forecasts of the Bank of Central...
Friday 10 March 2023Agriculture

AfDB supports the training of over 500 young agripreneurs in Cameroon

The Enable Youth Cameroon program launched a program to support 512 young agricultural entrepreneurs across the country. The AfDB-backed program will...
Friday 10 March 2023Agriculture

The Agro-industrial park project is expected to generate at least 2,000 direct jobs in Western Cameroon

The locality of Bangoua, in the Western region of Cameroon, hosted last March 6 the launch ceremony for the construction of an agro-industrial park...
Tuesday 7 March 2023Agriculture

PHP performance fell in February, dragging banana exports down

Cameroonian banana exporters sold a total of 16,185 tons of fruits in February 2023, data from the banana association (Assobacam) showed. Compared to the...
Tuesday 14 February 2023Agriculture

CDC under new shutdown threat after separatist-claimed attack killed 5 workers

A new threat of shutdown is looming over Cameroon Development Corporation (CDC) after 5 workers of the company were killed in an attack claimed by...
Wednesday 18 January 2023Agriculture

Banana exports in Cameroon grew 8% YoY in 2022

Last year, Cameroonian banana exporters shipped a total of 216,103 tons of fruits to the international market. Compared to the overall 198,634 tons...
Tuesday 17 January 2023Agriculture

High input prices hits subsistence crop industry in Cameroon

The high prices of inputs are hurting the subsistence crop industry in Cameroon. The Central Bank Beac recently issued a note indicating that the sector...
Tuesday 17 January 2023Agriculture

Cameroonian customs eyes CFA20bn+ in cocoa export taxes in 2023

The Cameroonian Customs Administration (DGD) is expecting the newly-introduced cocoa beans export tax to generate between CFA20 billion and CFA25 billion...
Thursday 1 December 2022Agriculture

Cameroon: Coffee production bounced back after bad 2020-21 season

Cameroon coffee producers tripled their volumes to a total of 38,047 tons, including 6,386 tons of Arabica ad 31,661 tons of Robusta, during the 2021-22...
Thursday 1 December 2022Agriculture

Cemac: Agricultural export prices fell 4.9% in Q3 2022

The prices of agricultural products exported by Cemac countries dropped 4.9% between July and September 2022. Over the previous quarter, the decline was...
Monday 28 November 2022Agriculture

Cameroon: Kuwait pledges CFA13 billion for the rice sector in the Far North

The Government of Kuwait announced the disbursement of CFA13 billion to support the development of the rice sector in the Far North. The information was...
Thursday 10 November 2022Agriculture

Cameroon: Delifood to pump CFA4bn into a tomato processing plant

Cameroonian company Delifood Agroindustries Sarl announced it will invest CFA4 billion to build a tomato processing plant in Douala, the economic capital....

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