They learned how to raise fish in ponds hundreds of miles from the sea, in an area where crops, animal husbandry and artisanal fishing in Lake Chad were traditional agricultural activities.
There are more than 300,000 internally displaced people in the Far North region of Cameroon who have been driven from their homes by terrorist activity and the shrinkage of Lake Chad due to climate change.
In early 2021, about 2.7 million people were believed to be food insecure in the country, a situation that was COVID-19 exacerbation of the epidemic.
Read more Here On how displaced people are fishing for a new future.
and find out more Here About FAO’s work in Cameroon.