A farmer in Cameroon. The International Fund for Agricultural Development is lending USD19.2 million to enhance food security in Cameroon. Photo by: © Fanny Pigeaud / IRIN

The  International Fund for Agricultural Development is lending Cameroon USD19.2 million to bolster food security among rural households.

The project seeks to scale up the production, conservation, processing and marketing of rice and onions. It also aims to strengthen the technical and organizational capacity of smallholder farmers.

The project will benefit more than 31,000 farming households.

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  • Ma. Rizza Leonzon

    As a former staff writer, Rizza focused mainly on business coverage, including key donors such as the Asian Development Bank and AusAID.