(Business in Cameroon) - The manager of Cameroon Development Corporation (CDC), Cameroon’s largest employment provider after the government, asks the state to take measures to secure its activities which are seriously threatened by the crisis in the Anglophone region.
“Our activities are affected by the socio-political crisis in the Northwest and Southwest. We thank the authorities for their support but we want to restate once again that we are seriously threatened”, Franklin Ngoni Njie, director of CDC said during a medal awarding ceremony presided by the minister of works and social security Grégoire Owona.
The managing director stated that apart from human losses (2 employees killed in the crisis according to the government daily), the company’s properties are beimg destroyed and its activities have slowed down.
Due to these perturbations, by the end of March 2018, the company exported 11,631 tons of banana. This represents a drastic drop by 15,209 tons compared to the 26,840 tons exported during the same period a year earlier.