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Embrasing organic farming to inorganic farming

To practice organic farming instead of inorganic farming which end up with chemicals that damage our environment and human health.

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Lead Applicant Organization Name

Global Youth Transformation Aid has been involved in organic production of livestocks, organic mushroom and marketing.

Lead Applicant Organization Type

  • Youth Organisation (between 18 - 30 years old)

How long have you / your team been working on this Vision?

  • Under 1 year

Lead Applicant: In what city or town are you located?

I located in Buea South West Region

Lead Applicant: In what country are you located?

Republic of Cameroon, Buea South West Region

Your Selected Place: what’s the name of the Place you’re developing a Vision for?

For Buea with a total population of about 20000 in 2019.

What country is your selected Place located in?

Cameroon

Describe your relationship to the place you’ve selected.

I have lived there for 12years and feld the food insecurity due to improper use of chemicals and new illness comes up daily. This needs to be addressed by engaging in organic production.

Describe the People and Place: Provide information that would be helpful for an outsider who has never been there and may have no context about this Place to better understand the area.

This is an inhabitant mostly full of students and other youths, a place to be at the foot of mt. Cameroon very fertile for cultivation of crops and livestocks rearing.

What is the estimated population (current 2020) in your Place?

25000

Challenges: Describe the current (2020) and the future (2050) challenges that your food system faces.

Change in climate, decrease in food production, pollution of drinking waters. The decrease in use of non biodegradable pesticides for farming will reduce erosols, hence decrease the drastic manner in climate change. Organic food are also free from those chemicals that may damage human health. With organic farming new diseases that occurs from which cannot be handle will be easier to trace the effects.

Address the Challenges: Describe how your Vision will address the challenges described in the previous question.

By improving the agricultural sectors to provide aid to farmers who are into organic production and to set phytosanitary regulation on non biodegradable pesticides into the country. To also open state bodies that can easily run the post harvest chain to ensure quantity or quality food and better health.

High Level Vision: With these challenges addressed, now provide a high level description of how the Place and the lives of its People will be different than they are now.

The inhabitants will live a healthier life than before due to good environmental consevation and good food in consumption as well as Income level will increase

Full Vision: How do you describe your Vision for a regenerative and nourishing food future for your Place and People for 2050?

Organic production is the only way out.

How did you hear about the Food System Vision Prize?

  • Facebook

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Hello Food System Vision Prize participant,
Salvation Farming Solutions team would like to invite you for a session on multi-stakeholder interactions for sustainable farming practices and community educational programming for Friday, January 31, 2020 at 4:00pm EAT.
The conversation will be moderated by Professor Leonard Sonnenschein, Founder SFS and Tiberious Etyang, SFS Managing Director for Africa.
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Time: Jan 31, 2020 04:00 PM Nairobi
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I saw this late would have loved to take part...

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Mildred Mayondi Greetings. Our team is open to further the conversation with you and explore partnering in serving the farming population in Cameroon. Reach out via email: bryneousten@gmail.com or skype:Dyehardman to discuss further.
My colleagues Leonard Sonnenschein  and Kenneth Masuki  will be joining the conversation.

Looking forward to hearing from you.

Best regards,

Tiberious

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Team

Thank you so much,, Will definitely get back to you

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Team

Mildred,
Thanks. Let us know the appropriate time for our teams to have conversation on how we can work together in Cameroon.
Best regards,
Tiberious

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