Cameroon (2014), Ivory Coast (2015), Liberia (2020)
Rural Development program manager
Agriculture is the main source of livelihood for nearly 65% of poor working adults.1
The agricultural sector accounts for nearly 30% of greenhouse gas emissions worldwide.2
1 World Bank 2016, 2 IFAD 2019
The vision of the program
Supporting family farms towards more sustainable and lucrative models through support services for innovation and integration into promising markets.
Identify and design support levers at the sector level
In Cameroon, the APOHN project supports the structuring of the market gardening sector and helps the farmers. In 2020, the social enterprise “Potagers de Bafou” managed to maintain its purchases from a network of 80 suppliers.
In Ivory Coast, the TAMCI project supports farmers in their transition toward agroecological practices that are environmentally friendly and income-generating. In 2020, the project trained 70 farmers in agroecology.
A four-pillars approach
adoption of new practices.
relay farmers had access to a support service panel.