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Cameroon Rice Farmers Depend on Science, Banks

Following the deadly food riots that swept across West Africa five years ago in response to the high price of rice, Cameroon and other neighboring governments have taken responsibility for rehabilitating structures and resources for rice farmers. The grain is now one of the most consumed staples south of the Sahara. Experts across the region say consumers and national economies will be better for it.  One export says this national strategy will gradually bear fruit. “You...

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