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Study of the U.S. Institutes for Scholars and Secondary Educators: Call for Applications

The ultimate goal of SUSI is to strengthen curricula and to enhance the quality of teaching about the United States at academic institutions abroad

The U.S. Embassy is pleased to announce its call for applications for the 2022 Study of the U.S. Institutes (SUSI) for Scholars and Secondary Educators.  Funded by the U.S. government, SUSI exchanges are intensive five-to-six-week post-graduate level academic programs at various academic institutions in the United States to provide foreign…

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The United States Scales up the fight against COVID-19 in Cameroon with Additional $2.9 Million Assistance through the American Rescue Plan

The $2.9 million is part of the Biden Administration’s commitment to accelerate the equitable global prevention, preparedness for, and response to COVID-19 in the United States and around the world

The U.S. government announced on November 24, 2021, that an additional $2.9 million in urgent COVID-19 assistance is now available for Cameroon through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). The $2.9 million is part of the Biden Administration’s commitment to accelerate the equitable global prevention, preparedness for, and response to…

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U.S. Embassy Chargé d’Affaires and USAID Country Representative participate in food distribution to commemorate World Food Day

Cameroon currently hosts 452,420 refugees, including an estimated 320,000 in the East Region

Celebration of the 42nd edition of World Food Day in Mandjou- Bertoua -East Region. On October 15, the Chargé d’Affaires a.i. of the Embassy of the United States, Mary Daschbach, and the Country Representative of the U.S. Agency for International (USAID), Paul Richardson, participated in a food distribution event for 1,083…

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U.S. Government Donates Equipment to the Regional Fund for Health Promotion in Littoral Region on the Occasion of the World Pharmacists Day

The U.S. Embassy looks forward to strengthening collaboration with the Cameroon Ministry of Public Health to improve health conditions for all Cameroonians

On the occasion of the World Pharmacists Day under this year’s theme, “Pharmacy: Always Trusted for Your Health,” the U.S. government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), donated health and safety equipment to the Regional Fund for the Promotion of Health in Douala to strengthen the supply…

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Official Launching of USAID-Sponsored Community-Led Monitoring Project for Effective Elimination of User Fees for HIV Patients in Cameroon

This project is implemented by the Cameroonian network of organizations for people living with HIV (Recap+) which received a grant of CFA 780,470,000 (USD $1.4 million) from the U.S. Government

On August 10, 2021, with the support of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID/Cameroon), the Cameroon Ministry of Public Health, alongside other partners, officially launched the Community-Led Monitoring Project in Yaoundé.  This project is implemented by the Cameroonian network of organizations for people living with HIV (Recap+) which received…

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American Musicians Highlight U.S.-Cameroonian Economic Ties

Nelly’s Echo shared the stage with Cameroonian musicians they had met during the week, creating a fusion of American and Cameroonian musical sensibilities

On February 28, the week-long AmCamJam concert series concluded with a final concert at Canal Olympia. Headlining this event was Maryland-based music group Nelly’s Echo. This group specializes in R&B music and their lead singer, Nelson Emokpae, was a contestant on the American musical program The Voice. Throughout the week,…

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U.S.- Cameroonian Military Cooperation Broadens and Matures

The United States has made significant contributions to Cameroon’s maritime security

Starting in January 2020, the United States began its one-year secretariat of the G7++ Friends of Gulf of Guinea Group, with Gabon serving as co-secretariat.  This group coordinates the support of international partners for the maritime security standards agreed upon by West and Central African heads of state at a…

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U.S. commitment to Cameroon remains strong despite change in African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) status

The President can reinstate Cameroon as a beneficiary of AGOA when it again meets the criteria

Today, President Donald Trump notified the Government of the Republic of Cameroon of his intent to terminate Cameroon’s trade benefits under the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) as of January 1, 2020.  Under U.S. law, countries receiving AGOA benefits are subject to regular reviews to assess criteria set out…