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COP 26: Cameroon becomes first country in the world to integrate biochar into its climate strategy

During the COP26 that started in Glasgow, Scotland, on November 1, Cameroon made headlines. According to environmental experts, the country became the...
Monday 8 November 2021Environment

Sonara contracts a local firm to efficiently and quickly mitigate environmental damages of hazardous material spills

In June 2021, Cameroon National Refining Company (SONARA) contracted Services camerounais d’assainissement (Seca) to ensure the urgent removal of...
Wednesday 25 August 2021Environment

Logging: Cameroon to issue new forest concession licenses in Nkam and Donga-Mantug

Cameroon is currently preparing to issue new forest concession licenses in the Littoral and the North-West. In that regard, Minister of Forestry and...
Friday 2 July 2021Environment

Cameroon obtains XAF6.5 billion from Germany for reforestation projects

On June 29, 2021, Minister of Economy Alamine Ousmane Mey signed a €10 million (XAF6.5 billion) financing agreement with German bank KFW for the...
Thursday 11 February 2021Environment

SABC and Namé recycling recycled 100 mln plastic bottles in Cameroon, in 2017-2020

Sociétés Anonymes des Brasseries du Cameroun (SABC) and its partner, Namé Recycling pointed out that in three years of collaboration (2017-2020) they have...
Wednesday 11 November 2020Environment

Cameroon: Report accuses Vietnamese wood operators of conducting “shocking schemes and illegal activities”

“In just a few years, Vietnam has become the second-largest market for Cameroonian timber (after China), while Cameroon has become the largest supplier of...
Friday 24 April 2020Environment

Cameroon: Customs seizes 50 tons of non-biodegradable plastic packaging in the Northern region

On 16 April 2020, Cameroonian customs officials seized 30 tons of non-biodegradable plastic packaging in Mbé, Adamaoua. According to the government daily...
Wednesday 10 July 2019Environment

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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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,...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...

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