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PLA Notes CD-ROM 1988-2001 11 Lessons from the `project centre d'alevinage lagdo' in North Cameroon


Document begins: PLA Notes CD-ROM 1988­2001 11 Lessons from the `project centre d'alevinage lagdo' in North Cameroon Henri Roggeri The Project `Centre d'Alevinage Lagdo' · Incrementally acquire the necessary (Gounougou, North-Cameroon) aims at (technical and ecological) knowledge mitigating two of the adverse downstream through action-research in which effects of the Lagdo Dam: the decrease in fish researchers/extension workers and production resulting from the absence of villagers learn from each others and from yearly floods, and the increase in water-related the activities carried out. diseases. This pilot project started in 1987 with the creation of a fish-breeding station for · The target group has the responsibility of the purpose of restocking remaining wetland the final decision. patches, thereby introducing fish-culture, and conducting experiments on biological means Such an approach clearly requires both the to control vectors of water-related diseases. actual participation of the target group and an During the first implementation phases, the adequate attitude of the project staff. To this purpose of the project evolved towards the set- respect, two lessons can already be drawn up of a water management system at the from the project's experience: village level, thus illustrating the adaptation capacity of the project. 1. In ensuring ...

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