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Scaling up agroecology in Cameroon

This was the main resolution to emerge from a two-day meeting of SAILD staff in Kribi, Southern Cameroon, to reflect on its approach to promoting agroecology in Cameroon. As part of its year-end 2023 activities, the entire SAILD team, including staff from the Far North and East Cameroon branches, met in Kribi on December 19 […]

SAILD participation at COP28

Transformation of food systems through agroecology recognized at COP28 Although there were no negotiations on food systems during COP28, it is important to note that the declaration on sustainable agriculture, resilient food systems and climate action was signed by over 150 parties on the one hand, and on the other the roadmap to eradicate world […]

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 Network for the […]

SAILD disseminates agro-ecological knowledge through video

This Friday, August 18, 2023, a SAILD team deployed to the headquarters of Jeunesse et Développement Durable pour l’Afrique (J2D Afrique) in Yaoundé for an agroecology knowledge dissemination session. A little over twenty people gathered at the J2D Afrique offices to watch a number of videos on how to prepare insect repellents from nature’s leaves, […]

SAILD contributes to discussions on food systems in the Congo Basin

From August 29 to 31, the Congo Basin Regional Summit on Reconciling Food Production with Biodiversity Conservation and Climate Emergency was held in Kinshasa. Organized by AFSA (Alliance pour la Souveraineté Alimentaire en Afrique) and a consortium of civil society organizations from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the regional summit for the Congo Basin […]

Communities refresh 33 km of Deng Deng park boundaries

In order for local communities to participate more effectively in the conservation of a protected area, it is essential that they master the boundaries of this space. With this in mind, the populations of 3 villages in the northern zone of the Deng Deng National Park (PNDD) took part in the refreshing of the boundaries […]

Agroecology enters farming practices at Akak and Nkoelon

This is the conclusion of the evaluation mission for the agroecology project to strengthen food and nutritional security for smallholder families in the villages of Campo Ma’an, led by the coordinator of the UNDP GEF small grant programme. «Your villages could become major fruit-producing hubs”, was one of the comments made by the coordinator of […]

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 […]

Communities sensitized to conservation of Deng Deng Park

This is the result of 5 days of participatory exchanges with local stakeholders from the Tête d’éléphant, Liguim and Lom 1 villages on the outskirts of the Deng Deng National Park (PNDD).. From June 19 to 24, an information and awareness-raising tour was undertaken by the implementation team of the project “Optimizing the conservation of […]

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 […]

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