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Cameroon

Scholarly Publications

Oil palm expansion in Cameroon: Insights into sustainability opportunities and challenges in Africa

November 2017

Oil palm production expanded 1.2 million hectares in sub-Saharan Africa since 1990, with expansion accelerating in several heavily forested countries since 2000.

Efficacy of oil palm intercropping by smallholders. Case study in South-West Cameroon

October 2015

Intercropping oil palm during its immature stage with food crops is usually blamed for its negative impact on the growth and future yields of palms.

History of partnership between agro-industries and oil palm smallholders in Cameroon

March 2015

The present article explores the origin and changes in partnership agreements established between agro-industries and oil palm smallholders in Cameroon.

News

Gates Foundation's Jeff Raikes and Cargill's Greg Page on improving global food security

March 2011

February 10th marked the launch of FSE’s Global Food Policy and Food Security Symposium series.

Ethan Zuckerman on blogs and twitter enabling global attention for 'citizen media'

January 2010

Global Voices was inspired by an incident in 2004, when a friend reading an uninspiring New York Times article about Cameroon's elections posed the question: is there anyone in Cameroon blogging...

2009 CISAC Zukerman Fellows announced

August 2009

Emily Meierding and Michael Sulmeyer have been awarded Zukerman Fellowships for the 2009-10 academic year.

Events

Poverty Alleviation through Sustainable Palm Oil Production – Research in Progress

September 27, 2016

The Global Development and Poverty Initiative Seminar Series kicks off the 2016 school year with a presentation of one of its most exciting and timely capacity-building projects, "Poverty...

The Long-Term Impact of Imperialism on Gender

May 22, 2014

Abstract: Gender equality is considered important for development and good governance, yet the causes of cross-national variation in gender equality are still not well understood.

The Tortuous Trajectories of Democracy and the Persistence of Authoritarianism in Africa

June 7, 2012

Abstract:   The "spirit of democracy" has recently been undermined in several African countries as authoritarian methods have been the preferred approach.

Projects

Poverty Alleviation through Sustainable Palm Oil Production

This project focuses on private and public sector strategies for promoting sustainable palm oil, with sustainability defined by environmental, social, and economic objectives.
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Combining Measures of Senescence with Genomic Data for Isolated African Populations.

December 2017

 This seed grant aimed to verify the ages of elderly individuals in a sample of Khomani San “Bushmen” from South Africa.
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