PADER - Management of the natural ressources and land use planning
The Programme dAppui au Développement Rural (Rural Development Programme - PADER), jointly implemented by the Republic of Cameroon and the Federal Republic of Germany, is part of the new priority axis "Rural Development" in Cameroon.
The objective is to improve the economic situation of the rural population, in particular for women and young people. The program makes direct contributions to sustainable development goals (SDG): poverty reduction, food security, environmental sustainability and gender equality. The specific objective of the PADER programe is to increase the agropastoral productivity considering resource conservation in the North and Adamaoua region.
The PADER has four components:
- Institutional support: Improving the coordination between ministries and regional delegations for the implementation of development actions.
- Agro-pastoral vocational training: Producers and livestock holders improve their technical, economic and nutritional skills.
- Natural resources and land management: Land use plans including implementation agreements are prepared in selected pilot municipalities and villages.
- Agricultural production and value chains: Producers and livestock holders implement activities that improvine their farming systems.
The PADER uses an integrated and holistic approach, in particular the value chain approach, the watershed management approach and capacity development approach, to reach its goals.