Country Programme - Cameroon (2013–2017)

About this Operation

  • Operations ID: 200330

Operation Documents

Resource Situation

Cameroon has a population of 20 million inhabitants, 40 percent of whom live below the poverty line. In rural areas, 55 percent of the population is poor while in the North and Far-North regions this percentage exceeds 60 percent. The nutritional status of children under 5 is also of concern: 10 percent are acutely malnourished.



Cameroon is a low-income, food deficit country (LIFDC). It has 16 million inhabitants, with an annual demographic growth rate of 2.8 percent. Cameroon is ranked 144th out of 177 countries in the 2007 Human Development Report....