Source: United Nations Office for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS) |

Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) ANNADIF Deeply Saddened By The News Of The Death of Former Vice Prime Minister of Cameroon, Amadou Ali

Mr. ANNADIF extends his sincere condolences to the family of the deceased, the Government and the people of Cameroon

The Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of the United Nations Office for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS), and Chairman of the Cameroon-Nigeria Mixed Commission (CNMC), Mahamat Saleh ANNADIF, is deeply saddened by the news of the death of former Vice Prime Minister of Cameroon, Amadou Ali.   "In…

Source: Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA) |

Equipment Support to the Cooperative of Beekeeper Women in Cameroon

A cooperative with nearly 50 members most of whom are women, was given beekeeping materials such as beehives, protective clothing, and smokers

Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency provided equipment support to the cooperative of women doing beekeeping in Sao, in Yaoundé, the capital of Cameroon. TİKA’s Yaoundé coordinator Burak Özden made a statement and said that FEMADS, a cooperative with nearly 50 members most of whom are women, was given beekeeping materials such…

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Cameroon: New African Development Bank Funds to Develop the Port Sector and Sustainable Urban Sanitation

The African Development Bank's Director General for Central Africa, Serge N'Guessan, and Alamine Ousman Mey, Cameroon's Minister of the Economy, Planning and Regional Development signed the loan agreements for both projects

The African Development Bank Group (www.AfDB.org) has provided new funding for two ongoing major projects in Cameroon: the Develop Access Roads to the Industrial and Port Area of Kribi Project (PARZIK) (https://bit.ly/3E0Ijex) and the Yaoundé City Sustainable Enhanced Drainage and Sanitation Project (PCADY) (https://bit.ly/3E0Is1z). The African Development Bank's Director General…

Source: U.S. Embassy in Cameroon |

World Pharmacists Day: United States (U.S.) Government supports the Ministry of Public Health

The U.S. government, through USAID, works in partnership with the Ministry of Public Health in delivering HIV/AIDS and Malaria commodities to health facilities without delays

Under this year’s theme, “Pharmacies united in action for a healthier world,”  the U.S. government (USG) joined the Cameroon National Order of Pharmacists to celebrate World Pharmacists Day at a conference in Douala on September 23 with the participation of officials from the Cameroon Ministry of Public Health.  The USG…

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High-Level Meeting on the Sahel: The United Nations, the African Union, Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and the G5 Sahel formally launch the Independent Panel on Security and Development

UN Secretary-General António Guterres and African leaders have launched a high-level panel to assess the situation in the Sahel and make recommendations on ways to foster international engagement and map out responses to the region’s complex challenges

The independent panel was formally announced on Saturday in New York on the margins of the General Assembly’s annual debate during a High-Level Event on the Sahel, held under the auspices of the United Nations, the African Union (AU) Commission, the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and the…

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Cameroon joins Africa Finance Corporation in push towards manufacturing economy

Prime Minister commits to work with AFC to quickly build critical infrastructure

Cameroon is partnering with the Africa Finance Corporation (www.AfricaFC.org) to create infrastructure that will help transform the economy into a manufacturing hub from mostly raw mineral exports now, driving job creation, skills transfer and higher export revenue. Joining as AFC’s 36th member state, Cameroon will be working with the Corporation…

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Binance Launches Blockchain Education Meetup Tour Across Francophone Africa

Binance continues to be at the forefront of blockchain education through its offline meetups which have been instrumental in democratising and deepening cryptocurrency adoption and accessibility in Francophone Africa

Binance (www.Binance.com), the world’s leading blockchain ecosystem and cryptocurrency infrastructure provider has launched a crypto education tour across 5 countries in French-speaking Africa as part of its mission to drive blockchain adoption and enable greater financial accessibility in the region. On September 10 2022, Binance kicked off the first meetup of…

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Communities in the Far North region of Cameroon open their doors to those fleeing conflict

FAO is supporting host communities and internally displaced people to access food and livelihoods

Bamadi, affectionately called Barma by people in his community, has opened his doors to more than 200 families since 2014 when the crisis in the Far North region of Cameroon began. Thousands of internally displaced people (IDPs) have fled violence perpetrated by armed groups in the department of Logone-et-Chari, and host…

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Cameroon: The African Development Bank and the government support a financing agreement to develop agricultural value chains

The Agricultural Value Chain Development Project will endow the Fund with €13.12 million, in addition to a partial credit guarantee of €4.58 million euros for risk sharing with commercial banks

Cameroon’s Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Gabriel Mbairobe and the General Manager of the Commercial Bank of Cameroon, Léandre Djummo, have signed, on September 8, 2022, in Yaoundé, an agreement for the establishment of an Agricultural Sector Development Fund. The African Development Bank’s (www.AfDB.org) Director General for Central Africa, Serge N'Guessan,…

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Cameroon's Veterinary Authorities Fight Off Ruminant Disease Using Nuclear Derived Techniques

PPR is endemic in the region – its spread is facilitated by the movement of wild animals as well as domesticated herds across borders – and despite earlier control campaigns it has returned to Cameroon

Babi Dairou lost a third of his goat herd in 2019, when a viral disease attacking small ruminants, such as sheep and goats, swept through northern Cameroon. And he was among the better off, Dairou said, as many of his neighbours lost all their animals to the devastating disease, known…