The low execution of the 2009 Public Investment Budget, PIB, in the North West Region has been blamed on administrative bottlenecks. According to a report presented at the first quarterly meeting of the PIB follow-up committee that held at the MINPLADAT Regional Delegation on Friday, April 17, out of 730 projects pending execution only 116 have been completed, while 24 are ongoing.
By Kingsley F. Njoka A research report from the Cameroon Chamber of Commerce on the present world financial crunch has revealed that Cameroon's commercial Agricultural sector is one of the hardest hit areas of the economy.
By Mirabel Azangeh Tandafor Fru
The Director General of Customs, Mme Libong Lilikeng Mendomo, who was recently at the seaside town of Limbe in the Southwest Province for a working visit, used the occasion to talk tough on illicit trade that is not only rife in the Southwest, but also elsewhere in the country.
By Franckline Benjika W
Daily life in Cameroon has remained a gruelling experience despite government's announced measures last March 7 to curb the high cost of living. Prices of basic commodities have remained very expensive making the March ordinances signed by President Paul Biya a smokescreen.
By James Achanyi-Fontem
According to statistics published by the government, the national annual fish production has been evaluated at 180.000 tonnes, though the demand is rated between 280.000 and 320.000 tonnes.
By James Achanyi-Fontem As the prices of food stuff and ingredients sky rocket, many Cameroonians are beginning to question whether national policy and ongoing institutional changes will benefit the poor. As global demand for meat and milk increases, many policies are now focusing on promoting international trade exchanges in livestock and livestock products. L'Effort Camerounais tries to find out how these policies affect community-based livestock services that poor people use and those who benefit from the expanding global markets.
A team of business experts organised a business symposium, the Management Express Forum, in Bamenda recently to orient interested persons on how to go about achieving success in whatever domain of activities they find themselves in.
The Vice Prime Minister and Minister of Agriculture, Jean kuete, has launched the 2008 planting season in seven of Cameroon's ten provinces. The launching, which concerned provinces in the southern part of the country, took place on April 18 in Bamenda, North West Province.
By Franckline Benjika W The interdenominational platform for advocacy and lobbying towards debt relief, millennium development goals MDG and the elaboration of strategies for the fight against poverty, Forum Cameroon, has called on Cameroon to uphold good governance in order to eradicate poverty.