IITA in Cameroon
IITA Cameroon Station was established in 1989 and is located in Nkolbisson, 6 km from Yaoundé. The goal of IITA in Cameroon is to alleviate poverty and improve rural livelihoods in central Africa in environmentally sustainable ways, following the IITA R4D model.
Featured Projects in Cameroon
- Sustainable cocoa intensification for increasing cocoa productivity, quality and income (Cameroon Cocoa-Eco+): working with various partners including IRAD, CIRAD and SNV, the overall objective of the project is to enhance cocoa productivity, income and wellbeing of cocoa producers, and improve environmental protection through appropriate coco agroforestry in the Southwest Region of Cameroon.
Currency: Central African CFA franc (XAF)
Area (total): 472,710 km2
Population: 24,053,727 (2017)
IITA staff: 7
IITA’s mandate crops in Cameroon are:
Cassava, Cocoa, Banana, and Plantain
Reach our Cameroon Office the following channels:
Biocontrol Specialist (Country representative)
1st Main Road, IRAD Nkolbisson, Yaoundé, Cameroon