Scientific Publication

Food for progress Info: linking producers to markets


The United States has partnered with Cameroon since 2003 through the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food for Progress Program. Over four years, Food for Progress programs to- taling more than $10 million have made a significant contribution to Cameroon’s agricultural development.partner in implementing the 2006 Food for Progress program. ICRAF re- ceived a grant valued at $5 million, consisting of 4,000 metric tons of rice and 2,400 metric tons of soybean oil with an estimated market value of $3.9 million. The grant also in- cluded shipping costs estimated at $1.1 million