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Cameroon : Yaoundé creates its second refuse dumping site

Gilbert Tsimi Evouna (photo), Cameroon’s representative at Yaoundé urban community informs that a second dumping site has been created. Spanning over 25...
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Wednesday 3 July 2019Environment

In 2018, Cameroon headed the Top10 wood suppliers to Vietnam

Cameroon headed the top10 of Vietnam’s wood suppliers in 2018, the International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO) reveals in its sectoral report...
cameroon-american-taylor-guitars-moves-to-secure-its-supply-with-20-000-tree-planting-project
Tuesday 2 July 2019Environment

Cameroon: American Taylor Guitars moves to secure its supply with 20,000 tree planting project 

Since 2016, Crelicam, subsidiary of American acoustic guitar manufacturer Taylor Guitars, launched a project aimed at planting 20,000 ebony trees by 2021...
french-agency-for-development-launches-adapt-action-in-cameroon-to-help-adapt-to-climate-change
Friday 21 June 2019Environment

French Agency for Development launches “Adapt’Action” in Cameroon to help adapt to climate change

“Adapt’Action,” the scheme developed by France at the end of the COP21 climate conference in December 2015, has just been launched in Cameroon to help...
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Wednesday 7 November 2018Environment

CEMAC States plan to implement the civil aviation carbon reduction scheme in 2019

From last October 30 to November 1, about thirty officials from the CEMAC zone gathered in Douala, the economic capital of Cameroon, to discuss the Carbon...
hysacam-comments-on-government-s-prescription-to-recruit-new-waste-removal-companies
Tuesday 8 May 2018Environment

Hysacam comments on government’s prescription to recruit new waste removal companies

In an internal publication it just published, Hysacam reveals that the delays in government’s financial support are the reason why there have been...
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Thursday 22 February 2018Environment

  Cameroon : Ex-footballer Roger Milla to open another plastic waste-based pavement plant in Douala this year  

“Coeur d’Afrique”, the association of ex-football star Roger Milla, plans to open this year in Douala (Cameroon’s economic capital) another recycled...
cfa4-billion-project-to-recycle-electronic-and-electrical-waste-in-douala-and-yaounde
Tuesday 30 January 2018Environment

CFA4 billion project to recycle electronic and electrical waste in Douala and Yaoundé

A project to collect and recycle electronic and electrical waste, named Weecam, will be implemented in Douala and in Yaoundé, Cameroon. The partnership...
cameroon-a-used-tire-recycling-company-to-launch-in-2019-in-bikok
Thursday 25 January 2018Environment

Cameroon: A used tire recycling company to launch in 2019 in Bikok

At the start of 2019, Pneupur will launch the first used tires recycling and recovery in Cameroon, sources close to the project reveals. The two twin...
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Friday 1 December 2017Environment

1,500 kg of non-biodegradable plastic bags seized in Douala

The importation, production or commercialization of non-biodegradable plastic bags was banned since April 1, 2014, in Cameroon. However, these bags did...
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Monday 25 September 2017Environment

Cameroon’s air is more polluted than that of Gabon, Congo and Equatorial Guinea

Out of 54 countries, Cameroon is in Africa the 39th country where quality of air is the best, according to the magazine “Science et Avenir”, which also...
cameroon-bocom-recycling-starts-production-of-eco-friendly-roof-tiles-made-of-recycled-plastic-waste
Thursday 21 September 2017Environment

Cameroon: Bocom Recycling starts production of eco-friendly roof tiles made of recycled plastic waste

After its project of lead extraction from recycled car batteries, Bocom Recycling now moves to produce environmentally friendly roof tiles. The tiles will...
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Friday 15 September 2017Environment

Cameroon: To protect the environment, Ismaël Essome manufactures canoes by recycling plastic bottles

Since August 2016, a small revolution have been slowly taking place in the fight against the pollution of the environment in camera, specifically against...
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Wednesday 21 June 2017Environment

Name Recycling starts plastic waste recycling plant in the Cameroonian capital

Plastic waste and packaging produced by households and companies in the city of Yaoundé, the Cameroonian capital, will now be collected and recycled into...
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Thursday 23 February 2017Environment

Cameroon: 13 tons of used telephones recycled in France, through a partnership between Orange and local NGO

The Fondation Camerounaise de la Terre Vivante (FCTV - Cameroonian Foundation for Living Earth), a local NGO, just collected, with the support of the...
to-protect-the-peri-urban-ecosystem-thousands-of-trees-will-be-planted-in-2017-in-the-capital-of-cameroon
Sunday 22 January 2017Environment

To protect the peri-urban ecosystem, thousands of trees will be planted in 2017 in the capital of Cameroon

Starting from 2017, the Urban Community of Yaoundé (CUY) is planning to plant several thousand trees to reforest Mounts Messa, Mbankolo and Yéyé, per a...
greenpeace-asks-the-cameroonian-government-to-save-the-dja-reservation
Friday 26 August 2016Environment

Greenpeace asks the Cameroonian government to save the Dja reservation

Greenpeace, international NGO specialised in environment conservation, revealed in an article published on its website on 23 August 2016 that it has...
brasseries-du-cameroun-enlist-young-people-via-facebook-to-collect-2-million-bottles
Tuesday 26 July 2016Environment

Brasseries du Cameroun enlist young people via Facebook, to collect 2 million bottles

The Société Anonyme des Brasseries du Cameroun (SABC), local subsidiary of the French group Castel, launched on 25 July 2016 in Yaoundé, the operation...
cameroonian-parliament-approves-paris-agreement-in-climate-change
Saturday 11 June 2016Environment

Cameroonian Parliament approves Paris agreement in climate change

The Cameroonian Head of State is now authorised, within fifteen days, to issue a decree on the ratification of the Paris agreement on climate change,...
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Thursday 20 August 2015Environment

The volume of loans granted by Cameroonian banks grew by 15% in the first quarter of 2015

In Cameroon, banks are financing more and more businesses. This was revealed in an official release by the National Finance and Monetary Committee which...
cameroon-launches-offensive-against-non-biodegradable-plastics
Tuesday 29 April 2014Environment

Cameroon launches offensive against non-biodegradable plastics

As planned, the Cameroonian Minister of Environment and the Protection of Nature launched his campaign against non-biodegradable plastic packaging...
cameroon-reaffirms-the-ban-against-plastic-packaging-starting-april-1-2014
Wednesday 8 January 2014Environment

Cameroon reaffirms the ban against plastic packaging starting April 1, 2014

As of April 1, 2014, the manufacturing, importing and sale of (plastic) non-biodegradable packaging will be forbidden in Cameroon. This was communicated...
nba-counts-50-year-achievements
Tuesday 26 November 2013Environment

NBA Counts 50-Year Achievements

The Niger Basin Authority (NBA) will celebrate 50 years of existence next year. Preparations for the event are taking place in Yaounde within the...
cba-holds-32nd-ministers-council-in-yaounde
Sunday 24 November 2013Environment

CBA Holds 32nd Ministers Council in Yaounde

Experts of the Niger Basin Authority (NBA) begin meeting in Yaounde this Monday November 25, 2013. This is within the framework of the 32nd ordinary...
congo-basin-examines-forest-management-monitoring-systems
Tuesday 15 October 2013Environment

Congo Basin Examines Forest Management Monitoring Systems

Countries of the Central African Forest Commission (COMIFAC) have described as satisfactory strides recorded half way gone into an 18-month project,...
world-bank-billions-to-fight-floods-in-north-cameroon
Monday 9 September 2013Environment

World Bank : Billions to Fight Floods in North Cameroon

The World Bank has granted a loan of 54 billion francs CFA for emergency works against flash floods in the Far North Region. Emmanuel Nganou Djoumessi,...
italians-to-turn-plastic-waste-to-road-building-material-in-cameroon
Friday 6 September 2013Environment

Italians to Turn Plastic Waste to Road Building Material in Cameroon

Evelino Zanzaro, General Manager of the Italian company, ESED Engineering Group Sarl, has presented in Douala, the economic capital of Cameroon, the...
50-exhibitors-from-côte-divoire-in-cameroon-next-month
Friday 6 September 2013Environment

50 Exhibitors From Côte D'ivoire In Cameroon Next Month

Drawn from different industries, this second edition will see the partaking of 50 exhibitors from Félix Houphouët-Boigny’s country. According to the...
cameroon-to-manufacture-biodegradable-wrappings-from-april-next-year
Tuesday 20 August 2013Environment

Cameroon to Manufacture Biodegradable Wrappings from April Next Year

Starting April 2014, Cameroon will fabricate biodegradable wrappings to replace plastic paper, due to the pollution factor, the Minister of Environment,...
disappearance-of-lake-chad-feared
Tuesday 25 June 2013Environment

Disappearance of Lake Chad feared

Preservation of Lake Chad was at the heart of an international workshop opened last Friday in Douala. “The wars of the future will be wars over water if...
plastic-waste-destroys-mangroves-of-the-wouri-estuary
Thursday 18 April 2013Environment

Plastic Waste Destroys Mangroves of the Wouri Estuary

Waste from “Bois des Singes” and Bonendale neighborhoods is being dumped in the mangroves forest, South of Douala and according to Sidi Bare, the Littoral...


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