Integrated Agricultural Association (I.A.A) is a Cameroonian non-profit, non-sectarian and apolitical
Organization founded on the 5 th of March 2016 by the founder; Dungrila Pascal Mbimenyuy,
recognized on the 28 th of February 2017, as a non-profit NGO by Law No 90/053 of 19/12/1990
governing associations in Cameroon, with authorization N o 09/E.29/1111/Vol.8/ALPAS. Her aim is to
ensure Food security, Promote Disease prevention, Promote Social Justice, promote social,
economic, and environmental well-being by
(i) helping to create “sustainable economic development in rural communities in Cameroon,
(ii) empower and train youths and women-owned producer cooperatives, and
(iii) educate Cameroonians about the importance of organic farming and organic food. I.A.A is a Youth led Organization with main focus on empowering farmers through organic food production and commerce. I.A.A also transforms subsistence farms into profitable businesses by helping smallholder farmers access good training, affordable capital, quality inputs and better crop prices. I.A.A is passionate about creating social change and food equity, and the organization provides farmers with essential knowledge as a strategy to ensuring food security and fighting poverty across Cameroon. I.A.A focuses on smallholder farmer empowerment, defending indigenous minority rights, education, health care, and climate change and community development. I.A.A believes that the future of our world depends on all our collective actions where we sustain the environment by putting social and environmental justice at the center of development. I.A.A seeks to achieve her objectives through the participatory framework of all stakeholders and like-minded organizations worldwide. She has resolved to function according to her core values of; justice and equity, accountability, responsibility, democracy, competence and dedication in respect of her constitution. I.A.A has the absolute passion to create social change and to ensure social, economic and environmental wellbeing of the rural population in Cameroon. Work in remote rural areas of Cameroon to help families grow enough food so that they can be well fed, to strengthen their voice so that they can speak out against injustice, and to earn enough money so that they can be free from poverty. I.A.A believe that empowering people to take control of their own development is the best way to provide a long-term solution to hunger and poverty, which truly meets the needs of the people she seeks to help. I.A.A targets communities who truly are the most neglected in their societies, living in places where daily life is a struggle that is made worse by discrimination and exclusion, to teach people about sustainable farming practices to fight hunger, to support poor rural women to set up small businesses to provide for their families, to teach indigenous families about their rights to land and basic services like education, and even to lay the foundations for exploited brick kiln workers to set up their own trade union and secure their rights to minimum wages and safer working conditions in their given environments
1.1The General Assembly.
The organization is made up of two main decision making organs, namely; the General Assembly and the
Executive Bureau. The General Assembly consists of all registered members and is the supreme decision
making organ of the Association. It meets once every twelve months in ordinary session, but can meet
within meetings, can also be convened as a result to a written petition signed by at least one quarter of
1.2 The Executive Bureau.
The Executive Bureau comprises three members elected by the General Assembly for a three year term
of Office renewable. However, they are re-eligible only after three years if they serve a consecutive
term. They are responsible for the day-to-day functioning of the Association and implement the
decisions of the General Assembly such as budgets and other plans which must be approved by the
General Assembly before implementation. Their functions are absolutely voluntary.
Staff/. I.A.A employs permanent staffs who are responsible for the routine works of the organization
such as projects implementation, and they receive salary.
Volunteers/Interns. I.A.A provides volunteer/internship opportunities to Nationals and Internationals
who love to learn and share their knowledge and experiences with others.
Stakeholders/Beneficiaries. I.A.A put her beneficiaries at the center of her existence. They hold the
success of the organization and are usually consulted first. She collaborates with all stakeholder groups
and like-minded organizations worldwide.
I.A.A seeks to do environmental protection and promote sustainable agriculture, by strengthening
the capacity of community members, especially women and young people in eco-businesses and
forest regeneration. Her aim is to enhance the quality of life, support and promote integrated
sustainable community development, by contributing to the improvement of livelihood of
communities through the enhancement of knowledge, sustainable practices and services in the areas
of; Agriculture, Environment, Governance, Climate change, Health, Education, Women
empowerment, Water & Sanitation and Human rights in Cameroon.
We fight hunger and poverty, putting environmental and social justice at the center of our intervention
It should now read: “The overall goal is to have inclusive and sustainably managed food systems through sustainable agriculture, forest regeneration and the power of agro-forestry and climate smart-agriculture to improve the livelihoods of vulnerable communities. We aim to safeguard food sovereignty and alleviate poverty through sustainable interventions.