Cameroon: Moving Toward ‘Investment-Grade’ Food Security
Dr. Adam Sneyd
Department of Political Science
Yaoundé, Cameroon — When protests and riots linked to the rising costs of imported foods broke out across Cameroon in 2008, international commentators were cautiously optimistic about the government’s short-term policy response. The rapid implementation of fuel subsidies and tax reductions on basic commodities in this net food importing country helped many to weather what quickly became a global food crisis.