Evaluation of Rural Development experiences in Africa: The case of Cameroon
Author(s)/Corporate Author (s)Waindim, N.A;
United Nations. Economic Commission for Africa;
United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization;
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Geographic and demographic setting. The Republic of Cameroon lies between the second and thirteenth parallels with an area of 475,442 km2. The country shares borders with Nigeria, Chad, Central African Republic, Gabon and the People's Republic of Congo. The environment ranges from tropical and montane rainforest, through increasingly dry savanna to the Sahel zone south of Lake Chad. The hydrographic network is dense. The rainfall varies from the very low areas of the far north to the perpetually rainy areas of the south and coast.