Yaoundé - 09 December 2023 -



Cameroon’s coffee gains popularity in the Maghreb and Eurozone

Cameroon is still a small player in coffee production and marketing on the global market. Despite holding the 54th position worldwide in sales volume,...
Wednesday 29 November 2023Agriculture

Cameroon: An impactful minor player in global trade

Last year, Cameroon only covered 0.002% of the global market share, according to the report just released by the Competitiveness Committee, a specialized...
Monday 27 November 2023Agriculture

Cameroon's stakeholders finalize creation of cotton interprofession

From November 23 to 26, 2023, stakeholders in the cotton sector, including the Cotton Development Company (Sodecoton), the National Confederation of...
Monday 27 November 2023Agriculture

Poultry industry in Cameroon faces disagreements over chicken pricing

The Cameroon Poultry Interprofessional Association (Ipavic) sent a letter on October 23 to sector players, informing them of its intention to standardize...
Wednesday 15 November 2023Agriculture

Cocoa price peaks at CFA2,000 per kg in Cameroon, its 7th increase in 3 months

The price ceiling for cocoa beans in Cameroon has peaked at CFA2,000 since November 10. This is the 7th increase in three months. On November 7, the price...
Monday 13 November 2023Agriculture

Ceneema expands budget for arable land project pilot phase

The pilot phase of the arable land development project, as outlined in a framework signed on May 17, 2023, between the Ministry of Agriculture (Minader)...
Wednesday 8 November 2023Agriculture

CDC bolsters banana industry in October 2023, with exports surging by 58%

The Cameroon Development Corporation, the second-largest employer in the country after the central administration, exported a shipment of 2,586 tons of...
Tuesday 31 October 2023Agriculture

Safacam distributed nearly CFA500mln in dividends in 2022

The African Agricultural Forestry Company of Cameroon (Safacam), which specializes in palm oil and rubber production and sales, distributed an estimated...
Thursday 26 October 2023Agriculture

AfDB launches TAAT-phase 2 in Cameroon

The African Development Bank (AfDB) officially launched the second phase of its Technologies for African Agricultural Transformation- TAAT in Cameroon....
Wednesday 25 October 2023Agriculture

Cameroon regulates chicken and egg prices to fight market speculation

The Cameroonian government is taking measures to set fair prices for chicken and eggs across the country. According to information reported on October 23...
Monday 9 October 2023Agriculture

Cameroon, and Russia mull over creating a coffee exchange

Cameroon’s trade minister, Luc Magloire Mbarga Atangana, and the Russian ambassador to Cameroon, Anatoly Bashkin, have relaunched the project to create a...
Wednesday 4 October 2023Agriculture

Cameroon govt tightens cocoa sector anti-smuggling measures

The Cameroonian government is working on new regulations to combat the illegal export of cocoa beans in the country. Many observers believe the...
Tuesday 3 October 2023Agriculture

Cameroon govt, WFP partner on food security program in vulnerable regions

The Cameroonian government and the World Food Program signed a partnership on September 29 to implement a food security project for vulnerable communities...
Wednesday 20 September 2023Agriculture

Cameroon: Cocoa prices surge to CFA1,700 per kg in third consecutive hike

A third consecutive increase in just two weeks brought cocoa farm gate prices in Cameroon to CFA1,700 for the upper cap and CFA1,600 for the lower...
Wednesday 20 September 2023Agriculture

Cameroon: Attack on public agribusiness site Pamol leaves four dead

Public agribusiness unit Pamol Plantations Plc, which operates palm plantations in the Southwest region of Cameroon, confirmed an attack on its facilities...
Friday 15 September 2023Agriculture

Credit facilities up to CFA250mln available for the plantain sector

The Cameroonian government is making credit facilities ranging from CFA10 million to CFA250 million available to players in the plantain sector. The...
Friday 15 September 2023Agriculture

Cameroon: Cocoa farm gate prices up again, in just a week

Cocoa farm gate prices in Cameroon’s production areas rose again to CFA1,550 per kg for the lower limit and CFA1,650 for the upper cap. This price update,...
Friday 15 September 2023Agriculture

Agriculture Minister bans use of Ethephon to ripen plantains

The Cameroonian Minister of Agriculture, Gabriel Mbairobe (pictured), issued a note earlier this week calling on plantain producers to stop using Ethephon...
Wednesday 13 September 2023Agriculture

Southwest cocoa sales slump 40% yoy amid insecurity and smuggling to Nigeria

The Southwest region of Cameroon only accounted for 21.17% of the volume of cocoa beans acquired in the production basins during the 2022-23 season....
Tuesday 12 September 2023Agriculture

Cocoa farm gate price in Cameroon reached CFA1,600 in 2022-23

The price of cocoa beans in Cameroon's production areas reached CFA1,600 per kg at the beginning of this 2022-23 campaign. This price, according to data...
Tuesday 12 September 2023Agriculture

Telcar Cocoa shows weak momentum in 2022-23, despite recent share acquisition

Cocoa market leader Telcar Cocoa, the local dealer of American Cargill, has shown a weak dynamic over 2022-23. According to data compiled by the...
Monday 11 September 2023Agriculture

Premium cocoa production skyrockets, nearly quadruples since 2020-21

The production of premium cocoa in Cameroon has shown a strong upward momentum over the past two seasons. In 2022-23, the output was 681 tons, more than...
Thursday 7 September 2023Agriculture

Cocoa production on a downward trend in Cameroon

Cameroon has seen its cocoa output down 11.2% YoY during the 2022-2023 season, which officially ended on September 7, 2023. Official figures revealed by...
Thursday 7 September 2023Agriculture

Cameroon: Cocoa, wood, rubber, and bananas slow primary sector growth in Q1 2023

Despite an improved economy with a 3.2% GDP growth in Cameroon during the first quarter of 2023, the primary sector has experienced a slowdown in...
Wednesday 6 September 2023Agriculture

Olam Agri exploring further investments in Cameroon’s wheat flour and pasta production : Interview with Veeresh Mallikarjun Hiremath

The wheat milling sector industry in Cameroon has witnessed significant growth and transformation in recent years, reflecting the country's evolving food...
Wednesday 6 September 2023Agriculture

Banana exports in Cameroon dropped 12.2% YoY in Aug. 20323, despite record performance by CDC

Cameroon has suffered a 12.2% decline in the volume of bananas exported in August 2023 compared to the same period the previous year, the National Sector...
Saturday 2 September 2023Agriculture

Cameroonian banker Josiane Tchoungui becomes MD of Atlantic Cocoa

Cameroonian banker Josiane Salomé Tchoungui is the new Managing Director of Atlantic Cocoa, the first cocoa processing company to be established at the...
Friday 1 September 2023Agriculture

Bananas: CDC exports reached 15,712 tons in Jan-Jul 2023, up 31% YoY

Cameroon Development Corporation (CDC), which has borne the brunt of the Anglophone crisis since late 2016, exported 15,712 tons of bananas between...
Wednesday 30 August 2023Agriculture

Cashew: IRAD distributes 50,000 seedlings in Meiganga, Adamaoua

The Institute of Agricultural Research for Development (IRAD) recently distributed 50,000 cashew seedlings to farmers in Meiganga, Adamaoua. Officially,...
Tuesday 29 August 2023Agriculture

Fertilizer: Russia, Cameroon’s leading supplier, plans a manufacturing plant to enhance agriculture cooperation

Russia is considering setting up a fertilizer manufacturing plant in Cameroon, to enhance agriculture cooperation with the country. The project was...
Tuesday 29 August 2023Agriculture

Palm oil refinery: Four new operators to soon become operational, despite short raw oil supply

Four new palm oil refiners will enter the Cameroonian market in the coming months, according to sources inside the Oilseeds Refiners Association...

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