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Programme d'Amelioration de la Competitivite des Exploitations Familiales Agro-pastorales, ACEFA - www.acefa.cm

Address: B.P. 4081 Bastos, Yaounde, Cameroon

Tel: 00237-22203648 Fax: 00237-22203649
Head of Organization:
Dr. Boubacar Moumini, National Coordinator,
acefac2d@yahoo.fr

Type of Organization: Governmental or ministry-based extension organization

Human Resources:

Major Categories of Extension Staff

Secondary school dip.

2-3 yr. Ag diploma

B.Sc. degree

M.Sc. /Ing. Agr. Deg.

Ph.D. degree

Gender

F

M

F

M

F

M

F

M

F

M

Senior Management Staff

2

2

2

12

 

 

5

9

 

 

Subject Matter Specialists (SMS)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Field-level Extension Staff

 

 

24

110

 

 

4

29

 

 

Information, Communications & Technology  (ICT) Support Staff

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

In-Service Training Staff

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

Total Extension Staff:        192

 

 

25

121

 

 

9

38

 

 

Extension Groups and Activities / Organizational Resources / Support Services

Clientele Served/Targeted: Small/medium-scale commercial farmers  

ICT Staff: 1 total in computer-based information technology, 22% have Internet access

Training Institutions: university, agriculture schools, private agriculture schools

Transportation Availability: office motorcycle

Institutional Framework, Linkages and Partnerships

Primary Responsibility for Program Planning: local

Primary Linkages: Cooperative/Consumer Organizations, Agricultural Research Organizations, Agricultural Universities, Banks and micro-credit institutions

Percent of farmers that belong to farmer or producer organizations: 81

Farmer organizations have a role in: Influencing extension policy, Assessing extension's performance, Helping set extension priorities, Specifying extension programs, Farmer-to-farmer extension activities

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