Cameroon scores 2.1/10 and is not on track in implementing the Malabo Declaration on Agriculture transformation in Africa.

Highlights of the 5 key areas of strong performance of the country

for evidence based policies, supportive institutions and corresponding human resources.
for the quality of multi-sectorial and multistakeholder coordination.
annual growth of the agriculture value added (agricultural GDP).
prevalence of wasting among children under 5 years old.
of youth engaged in new job opportunities in agriculture value chains.

Highlights of the 5 key areas that require the country's attention

of public agriculture expenditure as a share of total public expenditure.
of total agricultural research spending as a share of agriculture GDP.
28 kg/ha
of fertilizer consumption per hectare of arable land lower than the recommended 50 kg/ha.
of men and women engaged in agriculture having access to financial services.
increase of yield for the country's priority agricultural commodities.
  • Cameroon should increase its spending in agriculture sector to meet the CAADP Malabo target of 10%, and enhance farmers' access to financial services to spur agricultural transformation.
  • The country should increase and sustain its funding allocation to agricultural research and development as one of the strategies to enhance productivity.
  • Cameroon should also put in place and effectively implement measures to enhance availability and access to fertilizers to boost agricultural productivity.


Overall country score: 2.34

2017 Country Scorecard for implementing Malabo Declaration

Malabo Commitments Areas (T) Commitments Categories (C)
No. Item Score Mimimum Score progress No. Item Score Mimimum Score progress
1Re-committing to CAADP Process6.653.33On Track
1Completing National CAADP Process2.863.33Not on Track
2Establishing CAADP based Cooperation, Partnership & Alliance10.003.33On Track
3Establishing CAADP based Policy & Institutional Review/ Setting/ Support7.083.33On Track
2Enhancing Investment Finance in Agriculture1.136.67Not on Track
1Enhancing access to finance0.003.33Not on Track
2Public Expenditure in Agriculture2.2510.00Not on Track
3Ending Hunger by 20251.013.71Not on Track
1Access to Agriculture inputs and technologies2.915.53Not on Track
2Doubling agricultural Productivity0.611.00Not on Track
3Reduction of Post-Harvest Loss0.001.00Not on Track
4Strengthening Social Protection0.0010.00Not on Track
5Improving Food security and Nutrition1.541.00On Track
4Halving Poverty through Agriculture by 20253.252.06On Track
1Sustaining Agricultural GDP for Poverty Reduction2.503.25Not on Track
2Establishing Inclusive PPPs for commodity value chains2.001.00On Track
3Creating job for Youth in agricultural value chains8.501.00On Track
4Women participation in Agri-business0.003.00Not on Track
5Boosting Intra-African Trade in Agriculture Commodities01Not on Track
1Tripling Intra-African Trade for agriculture commodities and services0.001.00Not on Track
2Establishing Intra-African Trade Policies and institutional conditions0.001.00Not on Track
6Enhancing Resilience to Climate Variability06Not on Track
1Ensuring Resilience to climate related risks0.002.00Not on Track
2Investment in resilience building0.0010.00Not on Track
7Mutual Accountability for Actions and Results2.964.78Not on Track
1Fostering Peer Review and Mutual Accountability0.003.33Not on Track
2Increasing country capacity for evidence based planning, impl. and M&E0.001.00Not on Track
3Conducting a Biennial Agriculture Review Process8.8710.00Not on Track