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Addressing Challenges and Seizing opportunities in Agripreneurship: Successful Stories of Women in East Region in Cameroon

Amira E. Mahmoud

Due to growing of the agriculture market professionally and progressed economies worldwide, the world is treating farming differently. Farming has shifted from a passionate livelihood to a livelihood that needs the opportunity to be fostered by new added business incentives. As a result, many farmers developed their skills and competencies to fit in market-orient farming and value chain demand, so they become ‘agripreneurs’. However, can every farmer become agripreneur? What does it take to be an agripreneur?

The purpose of this study is presenting common challenges and opportunities in agripreneurship supported by successful stories from East region Cameroon.

 

Keywords: Agripreneurship; Poverty Alleviation; Rural Advisory Services; Development.