From farmer-pastoralist conflicts to profitable alliances

Title From farmer-pastoralist conflicts to profitable alliances
Contributor AgriculturesNetwork
Author Charles Kacho
Content The area around Wum in the Northwest Province of Cameroon is notorious as a conflict hotspot. As pressure increases on available land, conflicts occur more frequently between sedentary family farmers and pastoral communities. Farmer-pastoralist alliances are helping to resolve the conflicts by transforming the relationships between these families.
Type of initiative Case Studies
Year Published
Language English
Africa CAMEROON
Link http://www.agriculturesnetwork.org/magazines/global/family-farming/dialogue-and-collaboration

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Participatory Guarantee System and Analog Forestry

Title Participatory Guarantee System and Analog Forestry
Contributor AgriCultures Network, ILEIA
Author Cavan Gates, Eduardo Aguilar
Content Besides providing for many of our needs, forests play a pivotal role in providing ecosystem services, ranging from biodiversity conservation to climate regulation. Yet over the last decade the world has lost an average of more than 5 million hectares of forests every year. Different examples show that marketing forest products can have a very positive impact, leading to higher incomes and also to healthier ecosystems.
Type of initiative Article
Year Published
Language English
Asia SRI LANKA
Africa CAMEROON
Link http://www.agriculturesnetwork.org/magazines/global/markets/pgs

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Chain of Solidarity and Support Actions for Sustainable Development -CHASSAADD Annual report

Title Chain of Solidarity and Support Actions for Sustainable Development -CHASSAADD Annual report
Contributor PROPAC
Author
Content It promotes a continued research with/on rural communities to enable them to offer solutions tailored to their needs and aspirations and support their efforts in achieving concrete actions that take into account their potential, to allow them a higher standard of living in their own environment. One of the purposes is the contribution to increased productivity and hence production to satisfy local demand and external markets, agro products and creating sustainable jobs in rural areas through the training and preparation.
Type of initiative Training Initiatives
Year Published
Language English
Africa CAMEROON
Link http://tinyurl.com/7pu9f6z

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