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Cameroon imported XAF120 bln worth of corn and by-products in 2020 (PM)

On November 5, 2021, while inaugurating the corn processing plant of Compagnie fermière du Cameroun (CFC) in Mbankomo, not far from Yaoundé, Prime...
Wednesday 3 November 2021Agriculture

Cameroon exported 17,842 tons of banana in Oct 2021, up 7.3% YoY

Cameroon exported 17,842 tons of banana in October 2021, up by 7.3% year on year, according to figures compiled by the Banana Association of Cameroon...
Monday 1 November 2021Agriculture

Cameroon: Brewing group SABC to inaugurate its XAF18 bln Mbankomo corn processing plant next Nov 5

Next November 5, in Mbankom, some twenty kilometers from Yaoundé, Prime Minister Joseph Joseph Dion Nguté will inaugurate the new corn processing plant of...
Friday 29 October 2021Agriculture

Cameron: Cocoa Valley commits to buying “Golden Cocoa” beans at XF1800 per kilogram

On October 27, 2021, under the aegis of Trade Minister Luc Magloire Mbarga Atangana, Cocoa Valley and Cameroon Golden Cocoa signed a framework agreement...
Thursday 28 October 2021Agriculture

Cameroon: Improvement in palm oil sales volume boosts Socapalm’s H1-2021 net profit by 40.5% YoY

In the first six months of 2021, all the indicators were positive for BVMAC-listed Société camerounaise des palmeraies (Socapalm), a subsidiary of the...
Tuesday 26 October 2021Agriculture

Cameroon: CENEEMA and SODEPA partner to boost farming in ranches

On October 20, 2021, in Yaoundé, Livestock Development Corporation (SODEPA) and the National Centre for the Study and Experiment of Agricultural Machinery...
Friday 22 October 2021Agriculture

Exports: PHP to start generating more revenues as early as January 2022 thanks to a Fairtrade decision

In January 2022, the export prices of local banana producer Plantations du Haut Penja (PHP) will increase. This price increase is the result of a decision...
Wednesday 20 October 2021Agriculture

Rubber production: Revival of economic demand could stimulate local production in Q4-2021, despite CDC’s woes (BEAC)

In Cameroon, the activities of rubber producers and transformers could be more dynamic in Q4-2021 than it was in the previous quarter. The forecast was...
Tuesday 19 October 2021Agriculture

Cameroon: BEAC expects palm oil production to drop in Q4-2021

In Q4-2021, palm oil production would drop in Cameroon, according to the quarterly business survey “ test prévisionnel de conjoncture” recently published...
Thursday 7 October 2021Agriculture

Cameroon: Banana exports rose 14% YoY in Sep 2021

In September 2021, banana exporters operating in Cameroon exported 20,471 tons of the product, according to figures recently published by the Banana...
Friday 1 October 2021Agriculture

Cameroon to equip aerial treatment firm UTAVA with a second plane

State aerial crop treatment firm UTAVA will soon be equipped with a second plane. Indeed, during a meeting on September 29, 2021, aimed at reviving the...
Tuesday 28 September 2021Agriculture

CEMAC: Coffee and cocoa boosted agricultural products’ export price index in Q2-2021 (BEAC)

The prices of agricultural products exported by CEMAC countries in the second quarter of 2021 rose by 1.8%, down from 2.2% in Q1-2021,  according to...
Monday 27 September 2021Agriculture

Cameroon: Prodel injected XAF10 bln in 88 projects in Jan-Sep 2021

The World Bank-backed Livestock Development Project (Prodel) recently published its activity report covering the first nine months of 2021. From the...
Friday 24 September 2021Agriculture

Kribi to soon host two plantain production and fish-farming clusters

In the framework of its far belt project in Kribi, the host town of a deep seaport, agroforestry cooperative Coop CA AIO is currently planning to create...
Monday 13 September 2021Agriculture

Cameroon fine-tunes a draft law on organic agriculture

From September 9 to 10, 2021, in Yaoundé, a workshop was organized to pre-validate the draft bill governing organic agriculture in Cameroon. Presided by...
Friday 10 September 2021Agriculture

Cameroon initiates a program to boost rubber production by over 6.5 kilotons in 2022

Cameroon expects to boost its rubber production by 6,667 tons in 2022, thanks to a government program aimed at developing oil palm and rubber tree...
Thursday 9 September 2021Agriculture

Telcar Cocoa acquires Ndongo Essomba’s cocoa business

Jean Bernard Ndongo Essomba (photo), one of the first Cameroonians to enter the cocoa industry, discreetly sold his business to Telcar Cocoa, a local...
Friday 27 August 2021Agriculture

Cameroon imported 860 kilotons of wheat in 2020 (BMN)

In 2020, Cameroon imported 860,000 tons of wheat, up by 30,000 tons year on year. The figures are revealed by the Enterprises Upgrading Office BMN in its...
Thursday 26 August 2021Agriculture

Cameroon exports 70% of its rice production to Nigeria (BMN)

Cameroon exports 70% of its rice production to Nigeria, according to a study on the strategic position of the cereal processing and by-products sector...
Thursday 26 August 2021Agriculture

Cameroon: Local transformers processed 82.7 tons of cocoa in 2020-2021, down by 12.8 tons season to season

During the 2020-2021 cocoa season, which ended on July 15, 2021, 82.7 tons of cocoa were processed by local transformers, according to figures published...
Wednesday 25 August 2021Agriculture

Cereal processing and by-products: BMN publishes a decision-making tool for investors and companies

Today, August 25, 2021, in Douala, the Enterprises Upgrading Office BMN officially presented a study on the strategic positioning of the cereal processing...
Tuesday 24 August 2021Agriculture

Investment corporation SNI to soon launch a corn processing project in Ntui

The National Investment Corporation of Cameroon (SNI) is currently looking for a firm to take care of feseability studies for a corn processing plant in...
Monday 23 August 2021Agriculture

Cocoa: 2020-2021 has been a record-breaking season, the NCCB says

In Cameroon, the initiatives being implemented by the government and the National Cocoa and Coffe Board (NCCB), for over ten years now, to improve the...
Friday 16 July 2021Agriculture

Cameroon: IRAD distributes 60,000 cashew seedlings to farmer organizations in Adamaoua

On July 10, 2021, the National Agricultural Research Institute for Development distributed 60,000 cashew seedlings to 20 farmer organizations in Adamaoua....
Friday 16 July 2021Agriculture

Brewing group SABC invests XAF18 bln in a corn processing plant to secure its grits supplies

In August 2021, brewing group SABC will launch the operations of Compagnie fermière du Cameroun (CFC), its subsidiary specialized in grits production....
Tuesday 13 July 2021Agriculture

Cameroon: The National Cereals Board announces upcoming sales of 10,000 sacks of cereals to mitigate price rise

In Cameroon, the National Cereals Board will soon sell 10,000 bags of cereals to mitigate the rise in the prices of those products in the Northern region....
Tuesday 6 July 2021Agriculture

Cameroon: Local communities initiate actions against SAFACAM’s RSPO certification

On July 1, 2021, through the SYNAPRARCAM- the national federation of Cameroonian farmers and local communities, local communities surrounding SAFACAM’s...
Monday 5 July 2021Agriculture

Cameroon: Corn prices rise in the north due to increased exports to Nigeria

Over the past two weeks, in Garoua, the regional capital of the North, corn sellers have been giving 100kg-sacks at prices ranging from XAF20,000 to...
Thursday 1 July 2021Agriculture

Animal feed producer SPC to invest XAF5 bln to extend activities to Yaoundé and Obala

Cameroonian animal feed prodcuer SPC (Société des provenderies du Cameroun) based in Bamendzi, Bafoussam, is currently implementing a XAF5 billion...
Tuesday 29 June 2021Agriculture

Livestock development corporation SODEPA partners with farmer field school EPAB to boost cattle farming in forest zones

Last June 24, Livestock development corporation SODEPA signed a partnership agreement with the Binguéla Farmer Field School (EPAB) for the development of...
Friday 25 June 2021Agriculture

A rice shortage is highly unlikely in Cameroon till end-2021, the MINCOMMERCE assures

Cameroonians should rest assured there will be no shortage of rice, one of the most consumed food products in the country. This is the message of the...

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