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Collective action to improve market access for smallholder producers of agroforestry products: key lessons learned with insights from Cameroon’s experience

Author(s) Gyau, A., , Franzel, S., Chiatoh, M., Nimino, G. & , Owusu, K.
Year of publication 2013
This review demonstrates that collective action can be used as an institutional arrangement for improving market access for smallholder producers of agroforestry products based on the experience in Cameroon. Key lessons learned for the success of collective action include farmers’ own motivation, a favourable environment, and the inclusion of social activities in the implementation of group activities.
Type of Case
Printed publication (book, sourcebook, journal article…)
Elsevier Ltd.
Forest Type
All forest types (natural and planted)
Primary Designated Function
Multiple use