Farming Among the Waste in Cameroon

Due to the country's erratic rainfall, smallholder farmers in and around the city of Yaoundé are planting crops on public land along railways and roads for easy irrigation using urban waste-water.
  • Cameroon:   Farming Among the Waste in Cameroon

    IPS, 30 August 2012

    Cameroonian urban famer Juliana Numfor has six plots of land where she grows maize, cassava, sweet potatoes and leafy vegetables, including cabbages, wild okra and greens. Read more »

Cameroonian farmer digs out cassava tubers: Rural-urban migration, aggravated by the adverse effects of climate change on rural farming, is thought to be one of the main reasons behind the growing number of urban farmers in the city.

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