Policy reform lessons : an example from the forestry sector in Cameroon

In the past, Cameroon’s ability to place forests at the service of its people, its economy, and the environment was hampered by the legacy of colonial administrations and their extractive policies. After independence, these obstacles were further entrenched through a … Continue reading

Work begins on China-backed hydroelectric dam in Cameroon – Terra Daily

Cameroon’s President Paul Biya on Friday launched the official … being built at a cost of 556 million euros ($461 million), funded mainly by the China Exim Bank, while the work is being undertaken by Chinese firm Sinohydro Corporation Ltd. … Continue reading

Mauritius is hosting a high-level forum on harnessing diaspora resources for Africa’s development

Port-Louis, June 14, 2012 – A two-days High Level Forum (HLF) titled Harnessing Diaspora Resources for Development in Africa opened today in Bagatelle, Mauritius (June 14th and 15th, 2012).  This event gathers more than fifty representatives of African government officials, … Continue reading

Cameroon: Construction of Memeve’ele Hydroelectric Project Officially Begins –

The ceremony that will not only consist in posing the foundation stone for the project, equally symbolizes the excellent and growing cooperation ties between Cameroon and China … from the African Development Bank for the putting in place of other … Continue reading

Houston Forum Presents Investment Opportunities In Equatorial Guinea – CNBC

And Cameroon also is a petroleum producer … Officials also pointed out deposits of gold, diamonds, manganese and tantalum that offer potential for mining investment. Tourism is another area with potential for investment. Officials pointed out the …

Cameroon: Rumpi Committee Emphasizes on Feeder Road Rehabilitation –

Should this happen, the African Development Bank (ADB) will withdraw its unused funding of about FCFA 1.8 billion. This was one of the seven decisions the 13th Rumpi Project Steering Committee arrived at, at the end of a day’s meeting … Continue reading

Why investment in Africa makes a difference –

This group looks less for traditional development assistance than partnerships and support to spur investment and grow their businesses … Take for example, Marc Arghur Zang Adzaba of Cameroon who invented the “cardiopad” a medical tablet that …

Cameroon: Memve’ele Hydroelectric Project Taking Shape –

With an overall cost of FCFA 420 billion, the project is jointly financed by Eximbank China through a FCFA 243 billion loan solely for the construction of the dam and FCFA 112 billion from the African Development Bank for the … Continue reading

Global Mobility Unaffected by Financial Crisis, as Remittances Remained Resilient

WASHINGTON, June 14, 2012 – The global financial crisis of 2008/09 has not sent migrant workers streaming back home, despite worsening employment prospects and anti-immigration rhetoric in some destination countries, says a new book on migration and remittances, published by … Continue reading

Stakeholders Want 1974 Land Law Revised

By Walter Wilson Nana Civil Society Organisations, CSOs, Forestry Experts and professionals in the legal department are calling for the revision of the 1974 Land Law Ordinance in Cameroon. At a recent “Reflection Workshop On The 1974 Land Law Ordinance … Continue reading