Source: Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA) |

Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TİKA) Built a “Handicraft and Women’s Shelter” in Cameroon

In Handicraft and Women’s Shelter, the productions will be marketed and sold as well

Handicraft and Women’s Shelter that The Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TİKA) built in the town of Okola which is 40 kilometers away from Yaounde, the capital of Cameroon, was opened. Türkiye’s ambassador to Yaounde, Volkan Işıkçı, TİKA’s coordinator in Yaounde, Burak Özden, District Governor of Okola, Olomo Andre Christian,…

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

Special Representative Leonardo Santos Simão Begins Familiarization Visit to Nigeria

Mr. Simão will be meeting with the heads of delegations from Cameroon in Yaoundé and Nigeria in Abuja

The Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of the United Nations Office for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS), Mr. Leonardo Santos Simão, begins a five-day visit to Nigeria (Abuja) and Cameroon (Yaoundé) today.    The visit is part of his regional familiarization tour following his appointment as Special Representative…

Source: World Food Programme (WFP) |

Japan and World Food Programme (WFP) unite to deliver vital food assistance to crisis-hit people in Cameroon and Central African Republic

The Government of Japan attaches great importance to improving food security in crisis-affected countries including Cameroon and CAR, since food is the most basic of human need

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) welcomes a contribution of USD $3.3 million (equivalent to 450 million Japanese Yen, or approximately 2 billion XAF) from the Government of Japan. This funding will be used to provide integrated food and nutrition assistance to people severely affected by ongoing crisis in…

Source: U.S. Embassy in Cameroon |

United States Embassy Awards Société Coopérative Green Solutions with a Grant to Improve the Living Conditions and Increase Income for Out-Of-Camp Refugee Women and Youth at Mabas, in the Far-North Region

This is the 16th year in a row that the United States government has awarded a Cameroonian organization with a Julia Taft grant

The U.S. Embassy in Yaoundé is pleased to announce that local organization Société Coopérative Green Solutions has been selected as the recipient of the 2023 Julia Taft Refugee Fund.  This fund was created to support local initiatives that improve the lives of refugees and/or returnees via a one-time intervention.  Société…

Source: United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) |

Improving statistics on gender and trade in developing countries

UNCTAD has published new guidelines to collect data to help policymakers tackle gender inequalities in trade

When it comes to understanding and fostering women’s economic empowerment, measuring the gender dimension of trade has emerged as an increasingly important endeavour. But for a long time, the lack of data on gender equality in international trade has posed a bottleneck, hampering countries’ abilities to apply the gender lens…

Source: National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Nigeria |

National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) Allay Fears of Nigerians Over Release of Excess water from Lagdo dam in Cameroon

The Agency envisaged this release of excess water from the Lagdo dam, taken note of the likely impacts and considered in the preparations for mitigation and response to the 2023 flood alert

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) wishes to allay fears of Nigerians over the release of the excess water from Lagdo dam, which is located on River Benue in the Republic of Cameroon. The Agency is working with critical stakeholders at the Federal, States and Local Governments to ensure that…

Source: Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA) |

Pastry Training Provided to Cameroonian Women

19 Cameroonian women have gained skills with the 3-month training provided with the cooperation of the FEMADS Association in the capital city of Yaounde

With the project carried on by Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TİKA), pastry training was provided to Cameroonian women. 19 Cameroonian women have gained skills with the 3-month training provided with the cooperation of the FEMADS Association in the capital city of Yaounde. Topics such as preparation, storage and marketing…

Source: UN Women |

Tackling discriminatory gender norms in Cameroon

UN Women and partners, including UYO, reached 42,547 people, including men and boys, through sensitizations, workshops, dialogues, and other community engagements on GBV prevention, positive social norms, and gender equality

Cameroon has been hit by repeated crises, including climate disasters, attacks on civilians by insurgent groups, and the economic impact of COVID-19 and rising inflation due to the war in Ukraine. In 2022, 3.9 million people required humanitarian assistance. Additionally, 979,000 people were in need of gender-based violence (GBV) services—94 per cent…

Source: Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) |

Fish smoking ovens help internally displaced fish processors in Cameroon start again

FAO provides ovens and training to enhance social reintegration and economic well-being

Sitting on the Logone River in the Far North region of Cameroon, right on the border of Chad, Logone-Birni has experienced more than its share of conflict and upheaval. The Boko Haram insurgency, which has been affecting the Far North region for nearly a decade, has meant that many have…

Source: Ministry of External Affairs - Government of India |

3rd India - Cameroon Foreign Office Consultations (FOC)

​India and Cameroon enjoy warm and friendly relations dating back to pre-independence era of Cameroon

The third round of Foreign Office Consultations (FOC) between India and Cameroon was held on 7th August, 2023 in Yaounde, Cameroon. It was co-chaired by Shri Sevala Naik Mude, AS (C&WA), from Indian side and H.E. Mr. Oumarou Chinmoun, Secretary General of Ministry of External Relations, from Cameroon side. During…