Proceedings of The 3rd International Conference on Modern Research in Science, Engineering and Technology
The Impact of Agro-Industrial Rice Cultivation: Case of the Challenges Facing Rice Farmers in Upper Nun Valley Development authority(UNVDA) Cameroon
Joseph Zambo Mooh and Nde Nicodem
Agriculture is considered as a potential sector to revive the Cameroonian’s economy as well as it has been hailed by the Head of State in his message to the Nation as a crucial technique for the economic vision planned for the year 2035.This project depicts the impact of Agro-industrial rice cultivation in Cameroon. In addition, it illustrates the challenges facing rice farmers in Upper Nun Valley Development Authority (UNVDA).Moreover, the finding of this research will be significant for foreign direct investment in the Cameroonian’s rice sector as well as important concepts in business management.The questionnaire and measurement scale in this research are used and adapted from other studies carried out by previous researchers. Moreover, the questionnaire was handed out to participants in October 2018.The research objective was answered. The target respondents were young adults in Cameroon. Thus, this research depicts marketing and distribution of fertilizer, irrigation and investment in water control, maintenance and agricultural equipment, support for structuring and suitable credit financing as major components to develop Agro-industrial rice cultivation in Cameroon
Keywords: Agro-industrial rice cultivation, marketing and distribution of fertilizer, irrigation and investment in water control, maintenance and agricultural equipment, support for structuring and suitable credit financing.