Non-traditional agricultural commodities (hides, sesame seeds, medicinal plants, gums and resins) are neglected by national policies and development interventions.
Environment and natural resources as a core asset for wealth creation, poverty reduction, and sustainable development in Eritrea
Land degradation and desertification are continuing problems facing Eritrea and the IGAD region.Published dateTuesday, January 2, 2007 - 05:00
In spite of an abundance of natural resources, including oil and minerals, poverty is increasing in Central Africa. About 40% of the people in Cameroon live below the poverty threshold, 55% in Chad, 50% in Congo and 43% in Gabon.