Cameroon: Latest News
Makula Dunbar, 12:59 pm
The public chorus to eliminate extreme poverty by 2030 now includes U.S. President Barack Obama, World Bank President Jim Yong Kim and Bono. The backdrop is extremely promising since the developing world has already cut the share of people living in absolute poverty.
Dana Sanchez, 8:51 pm
Nigeria’s airports are not set up for exports of perishables, with the result that exports often get destroyed, an aviation boss says.
Makula Dunbar, 4:00 pm
The Chinese company, SINOCHEM, that holds 90 per cent shares in the HEVECAM rubber company in the South Region, has announced the imminent expansion of its plantations by 20, 000 hectares with the site ready for planting.
Dana Sanchez, 9:52 pm
Rebecca Enonchong anticipated challenges in the Cameroon market but underestimated them. The biggest challenge doing business in Cameroon in the early 2000s was corruption, , she said.
Dana Sanchez, 8:43 pm
Despite soil’s importance, most people in Africa lack knowledge about soil partly because information tends to be in publications read only by scientists.
Dana Sanchez, 4:35 pm
Breaking into Africa’s luxury market has been tough but there are opportunities, says Cote d”Ivoire-born gourmet tea entrepreneur Swaady Martin-Leke.
Makula Dunbar, 3:29 pm
Africa’s consumer-facing industries have the potential to deliver good investment returns, according to Robert Scharar, Commonwealth Funds manager and president of financial planning and investment firm, FCA Corp.
Dana Sanchez, 11:02 am
Falling agricultural productivity, a rising middle class and more mouths to feed are driving up Africa’s food imports, and that could spell opportunity, or set off finger pointing. Bad luck could be blamed, according to an article in Financial Times. Rice crops were damaged by bad weather in Niger, Cameroon, Burkina Faso, Madagascar and Benin. Egypt’s cattle have been beset […]
Dana Sanchez, 8:14 pm
China’s appetite for resources and its reputation for environmental exploitation in developing countries have raised concerns about how sustainable its business ventures are in Africa.
Dana Sanchez, 11:34 pm
Most produce eaten by Africans living in urban areas is grown illegally in urban areas. A five-year project by German and African agriculturalists and other academics aims to boost urban African farming.
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