FROM THE FIELD: Cameroon’s displaced, get hooked on fish

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Cameroonians who person been displaced by struggle and clime alteration successful the northbound of the West African state are turning to aquaculture arsenic an alternate root of income, acknowledgment to enactment from the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).

They’ve been learning however to breed food successful tanks hundreds of miles distant from the sea, successful a portion wherever crops, raising animals and artisanal sportfishing connected Lake Chad, person been the accepted farming activities.

Displaced radical   person  been trained to process   the food  for sale.

Displaced radical person been trained to process the food for sale. © FAO Cameroon

There are much than 300,000 internally displaced radical successful the Far North Region of Cameroon who person been driven from their homes by some violent enactment and the shrinking of Lake Chad owed to clime change.

In aboriginal 2021, immoderate 2.7 cardinal radical were thought to beryllium nutrient insecure successful the country, a concern which the COVID-19 pandemic has aggravated.

Read more here about however displaced radical are sportfishing for a caller future.

And find retired more here about FAO’s enactment successful Cameroon.

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