Cameroon

25-May-2018

Cameroon - Transport Sector Support Programme – Phase III Construction of the Ring Road - ESMP Summury

The project objective is to asphalt a section of National Road No. 11 (RN11), namely the BamendaNdop-Kumbo-Nkambe-Misaje-Mungong-Kimbi-Nyos-Weh-Wum-Bamenda“Ring Road” (approximately 357 km long) in Cameroon’s North-West Region. The project is classified under Category 1 in view of its potential impacts, and an Environmental and Social Impact Assessment is required by the Cameroon Government as well as the African Development Bank, which also makes the preparation of an Environmental and Social Management Plan (ESMP) and a Resettlement Action Plan (RAP) mandatory. This ESMP is a summary and a...
25-May-2018

Cameroon - Transport Sector Support Programme Phase III Construction Of The Ring Road – RAP Summary

The transport sector is a key link of the Cameroonian economy and an essential support to the country’s accelerated growth strategy, particularly through its significant support to the implementation of productive sectors strategies (i.e. in agriculture and rural development, mines, industry, urban development, trade, etc.). In keeping with the medium and long-term thrusts defined in the Growth and Employment Strategy Paper (GESP), the Government undertook to scale up the share of the paved road network from 10% in 2010, to 17 % by 2020. It is in this context that AfDB responded favourably to...
25-May-2018

Cameroon - Bamenda-Kumbo Ring Road Construction Project – ESIA Summary

The project objective is to asphalt a section of National Road No. 11 (RN11), namely the Bamenda-Ndop-Kumbo-Nkambe-Misaje-Mungong-Kimbi-Nyos-Weh-Wum-Bamenda“Ring Road” (approximately 357 km long) in Cameroon’s Northwest Region. The project has been assigned Category 1 in view of its potential impacts. Furthermore an Environmental and Social Impact Assessment is required by the Cameroon Government and the African Development Bank. This assessment identifies and measures the potential project impacts on the physical, biological and human environment, presenting for each of the negative impacts...
09-May-2018

Cameroon - Livestock and fish farming value chain development project (PD-CVEP) - Construction of a slaughterhouse in Yaoundé - Summary ESIA

This document is a summary of the Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) framework of the Livestock and Fish Farming Value Chain Development Project (PD-CVEP), particularly its construction activity of a 200-head/day modern pig slaughterhouse in Yaoundé, precisely at a location called Minkoameyos in the Yaoundé 7 Sub-division. In compliance with the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group’s Integrated Safeguards System (ISS) and national requirements, this project category is subject to the prior completion of an environmental and social impact assessment. This summary has been...
09-May-2018

Cameroon - Livestock and fisheries value chain development project (PD-CVEP): Construction of a modern cattle slaughterhouse in Bamenda-Alabukom – Summary ESIA

This document is a summary of the Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) of the Project to Construct a Modern Cattle Slaughterhouse in Bamenda-Alabukom. The detailed design of the modern slaughterhouse construction project will be provided by the developers of the said project, once selected through national competitive biddings. That is why this study is a framework ESIA covering the entire site and associated infrastructure. This framework ESIA was submitted to the the Ministry of the Environment, Nature Protection and Sustainable Development (MINEPDED) for approval.
09-May-2018

Cameroon - Livestock and fishery value chain development project (PD-CVEP): Construction of a modern cattle slaughter house in Douala – Bonendalé - Summary ESIA

This paper is the summary Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) of the “Construction of a Modern Cattle Slaughter-house in Douala-Bonendalé, Douala 4th District” component of the Livestock and Fishery Value Chains Development Project (PD-CVEP) In accordance with the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group’s Integrated Safeguards System (ISS) and national requirements, this category of projects is subject to the conduct beforehand of a detailed Environmental and Social Impact Assessment. This summary was prepared in line with AfDB environmental and social assessment guidelines and...
12-Mar-2018

Central Africa Economic Outlook 2018

This Central Africa Economic Outlook analyzes the recent economic situation and prospects for the region. Part I focuses on the evolution of key macroeconomic indicators, including GDP growth, inflation, fiscal and current account balances, terms of trade, employment, and inequality. It also assesses short- and medium-term economic prospects based on key economic fundamentals, including structural and policy factors. In addition, it investigates employment generation, looking in particular at whether growth has created jobs and reduced poverty and inequality. Part II focuses on development of...
09-Jan-2018

Cameroon - Rural drinking water supply and sanitation (DWSS) in four regions project - PCR

As stated in the 2010-2020 Growth and Employment Strategy Paper (GESP), the Government’s objective is to raise the access rate to drinking water from 45% (national average) to 80% in 2015 and sanitation from 13.5% (national average) to 60%. To this end, and by implementing the 2008-2015 action plan, the Government has committed to creating 22,000 water points, rehabilitating 6,000 water points and providing 150,000 households with modern latrines each year by 2015. It also provides for support actions in the form of Information - Education - Communication (IEC) and building the capacity of...
12-Dec-2017

Cameroon - Competitiveness and Economic Growth Support Programme (PACCE) - Appraisal report

PACCE aims to contribute to laying the foundations for accelerated, resilient and inclusive economic growth by improving the public finance management (PFM) framework and strengthening thegovernance and competitiveness of productive sectors (transport, energy and agriculture). Specifically, it seeksto support implementation of the CameroonGESPinrespect of which the private sector will play akey role in the economic sectorsand will contribute to economic diversification and job creation for the benefit of the population, particularlyyouth and women.The specific programme objectives areto: (i)...
12-Dec-2017

Multinational - Feasibility Study on the Extension of the Cameroon-Chad Railway Line - Appraisal report

The goal of this project is to conduct a study on the railway between Ngaoundéré and N’Djamena, with a view toestablishingthe socioeconomicviability of the railway line and determiningthe best technical and economic solutionthat is consistentwiththe institutional, social and environmental context.Integrating the networks of both countries is crucial, forthis would facilitate the establishment of common and coherent platforms for the various modes of transport. It also ensures more inter-connectivity, greater mobility of the factors of production and variedtradeflows that would leadto the...
12-Dec-2017

Multinational - Feasibility Study on the Extension of the Cameroon-Chad Railway Line - Appraisal report

The goal of this project is to conduct a study on the railway between Ngaoundéré and N’Djamena, with a view toestablishingthe socioeconomicviability of the railway line and determiningthe best technical and economic solutionthat is consistentwiththe institutional, social and environmental context.Integrating the networks of both countries is crucial, forthis would facilitate the establishment of common and coherent platforms for the various modes of transport. It also ensures more inter-connectivity, greater mobility of the factors of production and variedtradeflows that would leadto the...
11-Dec-2017

Intégration régionale : 66 millions d’euros de la Banque africaine de développement pour relier par pont le Cameroun et le Tchad

La libre circulation des biens et des personnes entre le Cameroun et le Tchad prend forme, de plus en plus. Lundi 11 décembre 2017, feu vert a été donné à la Banque africaine de développement, pour financer à hauteur de 66 millions d’euros la construction d’un pont qui, enjambant le fleuve Logone, va relier les villes de Yagoua (Cameroun) et de Bongor (Tchad). Long de 620 mètres, l’ouvrage, dont la construction va prendre quatre ans, devrait simplifier la vie des quelque 2 200 personnes qui, chaque jour, traversent le fleuve. Il devrait ainsi éviter les cas de noyades entre les deux...
02-Nov-2017

Cameroon - Country results brief 2017

Cameroon is the economic powerhouse of the Central African Economic and Monetary Community (CEMAC), contributing over 40% to the region’s gross domestic product (GDP). It has abundant natural resources, a diversified economic and industrial fabric and a prime geographic location, particularly because of its long coastline along the Gulf of Guinea. With this strong potential, the country is well placed to is meet the various challenges in achieving the objectives of its 2010–2020 Growth and Employment Strategy Paper (GESP), which forms part of its vision for graduating to emerging country...
14-Aug-2017

Cameroon - Natchigal hydropower project - ESIA Summary

Growing energy demands and power shortages in the early 2000s, let the Government of Cameroon in 2006 to develop a long term Electricity Sector Development Plan (ESDP) for the period up to 2035. The ESDP is a technical, environmental and economic framework for the development of electricity production in Cameroon the development of thermal and hydropower plants.
11-Aug-2017

Multinational - Chad-Cameroon 225 KV Electrical Grid Interconnection Project – Summary ESIA - 08 2017

This document is the Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) Summary of the ChadCameroon 225 kV Electrical Grid Interconnection and Rural Electrification Project. The project ESIAs were prepared in May 2017. This ESIA Summary was prepared in accordance with the environmental and social impact assessment requirements of Chad and Cameroon and those of the Integrated Safeguards System (ISS) of the African Development Bank (AfDB) for Category 1 projects. The document first presents the project description and rationale, and then Chad’s and Cameroon’s legal and institutional framework....
03-Aug-2017

Multinational - Lake Chad basin regional integrative road network project - construction of a bridge over river logone between Yagoua in Cameroon and Bongor in Chad – ESIA Summary

This document is the Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) Summary of the Lake Chad Basin Regional Integrative Road Network Project - construction of the bridge over River Logone between Yagoua, Cameroon and Bongor, Chad. This ESIA covers the road and ancillary works except the Yagoua bypass. It has been prepared in accordance with AfDB environmental and social assessment guidelines and procedures for Category 1 projects. It succinctly presents the strategic, legal and administrative framework of the project, a description of the project and its environment, the alternatives...
25-Jul-2017

Cameroun - Aide humanitaire d’urgence aux réfugiés de l’extrême-nord du Cameroun

Les conflits dans les pays frontaliers du Cameroun, en particulier en République centrafricaine et au Nigeria, ont entrainé respectivement l’afflux des réfugiés centrafricains dans les régions du Nord, de l’Adamaoua et de l’Est, et des réfugiés nigérians ainsi que les déplacements internes des populations camerounaises dans la région de l’Extrême Nord.
19-Jul-2017

Speech by Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank at the State Dinner offered by H.E. Philemon YANG Prime Minister, Head of Government Republic of Cameroon

Your Excellency Mr. Prime Minister, Head of Government; Mr. Minister of Economy, Planning and Regional Development, Governor of the African Development Bank for Cameroon; Honorable Ministers; Distinguished Ambassadors and Heads of Diplomatic Missions; Honorable Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen. It was a great honor to be invited by President Paul Biya to visit Cameroon, my first official visit as President of the African Development Bank Group. I was greatly honored to have been received in audience by the President of the Republic. I hail his leadership in Africa and the crucial role that he...
22-May-2017

Atem Ernest Lefu, Agro-Hub Enter Ltd, Cameroon

22-May-2017

Japhet Sekenya, BIOTET, Tanzania