logoBC
Yaoundé - 28 May 2022 -
Agriculture

Japan to support the construction of a processing plant in Ebowola

Japan to support the construction of a processing plant in Ebowola
  • Comments   -   Monday, 07 March 2022 16:01

(Business in Cameroon) - Japan may soon support the construction of a cocoa processing unit in Ebolowa 2, Southern region. Indeed, on March 3, 2022, Takaoka Nozomu, the Japanese ambassador to Cameroon, signed a partnership agreement with André Thomas Bengon, mayor of Ebolowa 2, for the construction of that processing unit.

According to the government daily Cameroon Tribune, Japan will specifically support the construction of three buildings for fermentation, drying, and storage. 

Cameroon’s Minister of Trade Luc Magloire Mbarga Atangana, who sponsored the signing ceremony, said Japan’s support to the project falls within the framework of the Aid to Local Projects Program implemented by the Japanese government in Cameroon since 1993. 

This processing unit will boost the volume of cocoa processed in the country, therefore contributing to the 50% processing rate targeted by Cameroon. During the 2020-2021 cocoa season, local processors processed 62,341 tons of the 292,471 tons of cocoa marketed during the season. This represented just a 21% processing rate. 

BRM   

international-air-traffic-drops-by-62-in-cameroon-due-to-covid-19
The international air traffic in Cameroon fell by 62.04% from 868,788 to 357,564 passengers between 2019 and 2020. Domestic traffic also followed the same...
emile-parfait-simb-promoter-of-liyeplimal-arrested-for-cryptocurrency-scam
Emile Parfait Simb, the promoter of Global Investment Trading (better known as Liyeplimal), which specializes in cryptocurrency investments, was arrested...
cameroon-govt-completes-fundraising-for-automatic-toll-booth-project-launches-work
The Cameroonian government announced, via its Ministry of public work, (Mintp) that it has finally completed the fundraising for the construction of 14...
british-epc-joins-the-kribi-bitumen-plant-project
The British consulting firm Euro Petroleum Consultants (EPC), which specializes in petroleum and petrochemical projects, has just signed a "Project...

Mags frontpage


Business in Cameroon n110: April 2022

Covid-19, war in Europe: Some Cameroonian firms will suffer


Albert Zeufack: “Today, the most important market is in Asia”


Investir au Cameroun n120: Avril 2022

Covid-19, guerre en Europe : des entreprises camerounaises vont souffrir


Albert Zeufack: « Le marché le plus important aujourd’hui, c’est l’Asie »