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Cameroon has its first agroecology promotion network

It is the result of an exciting and participatory process, fueled by the determination of Cameroon’s civil society players to set up a framework favorable to the promotion of agroecology with a view to food sovereignty, the protection of biodiversity and the fight against climate change. The constitutive general assembly of the Réseau de Promotion […]

EDC in favor of Deng Deng park optimization project

On July 27, 2023, Electricity Development Corporation (EDC) and Service d’Appui aux Initiatives Locales de Développement (SAILD) met to discuss the Deng Deng National Park Conservation Optimization Project (PNDD). Exchanges between EDC and SAILD will begin at 2:00 pm sharp, on the 2nd floor of EDC’s headquarters building in Yaoundé. The aim of the meeting […]

Forest zone main actors commit to integrating agroecology into their actions

This is the result of discussions at a one-day workshop on agroecology held yesterday in the East Cameroon region. Some twenty people representing NGOs, decentralized departments of the Ministry of Agriculture and the Environment, farmers’ organizations, the regional council, town halls and traditional chieftaincies in the East region took part in a brainstorming session on […]

Nkoelon village on the road to agroecology

From May 9 to 13, the people of Nkoelon benefited from support aimed not only at reinforcing the adoption of agroecological practices, but also at improving the daily lives of the village’s farmers. From May 9 to 13, the Service d’Appui aux Initiatives Locales de Développement (SAILD) distributed support to the village of Nkoélon. With […]

Recruitment for the landscape diagnosis of Deng Deng National Park

The service is open to any individual or group of individuals or legal entities comprising a cartography expert and a landscape restoration expert. The objective of the service is to diagnose the environment of the Deng Deng National Park (PNDD) site in order to propose appropriate development solutions. This consultancy is part of the project […]

Civil society develops its strategy to promote agroecology in Cameroon

It took 2 days of work for some twenty civil society organizations meeting in Kribi, in the southern Cameroon region, to define relevant strategic orientations for promoting agroecology in Cameroon. On May 23 and 24, 2023, Cameroonian NGOs working in favor of agroecology in Cameroon met to devise a strategy for promoting agroecology. Following on […]

New techniques for classroom libraries

Improving the use of classroom libraries and book-related activities for the benefit of pupils in rural areas was the aim of a workshop to build the capacity of classroom librarians, held from May 10 to 11, 2022 at Nitoukou in the Mbam Inoubou district. Organized by SAILD with the support of the Yaoundé Goethe Institute […]


This village in Cameroon’s Eastern region received an unusual visit from two SAILD researchers seeking information on community forests. At 7:30 a.m., the research team left the SAILD offices for a four-day fact-finding mission in the village of Djende 2 in the East Cameroon region. The team travelled without difficulty. On arrival at around 12:30, […]

Setting up an agricultural project

“The Farmer’s Voice” N° 295, has just been published and is available from your local newsagents and LVDP offices. Price 300 F. Subscription: 3000 F/year paper version, 5000 F/year electronic version   –Development framework, – Market research, – Business plan, – Where to find financing, Example of a project

Major cassava paste marketing centers

Thanks to its growing economic importance, cassava paste has carved out a place for itself among speculations with high economic potential. Its reputation has now spread beyond rural areas.   In Yaoundé, the capital of Cameroon, the sale of manioc tubers is well known. For some time now, we’ve had to reckon with cassava paste.Cassava […]


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