Bamenda Breathes New air as Hysacam resumes field work

The management of Hysacam has launched a cleaning campaign dubbed “Operation Keep Bamenda Clean”, calling on inhabitants of the city to accompany them in securing its cleanliness. For months now, the people of Bamenda have been struggling to deal with huge piles of dirt abandoned in markets, major junctions and streets. Streams have gradually become dumping sites. In markets, you can find customers and sellers fighting with flies and other rodents for ownership of food items. Buying or selling food items beside these heaps of dirt is increasingly becoming a normal phenomenon in Bamenda.  Those who suffer the most are … Continue reading Bamenda Breathes New air as Hysacam resumes field work

Bamenda City Council and Hysacam seek solutions to poor Waste Management

A crucial meeting to seek long lasting solutions to the poor waste management in Bamenda has taken place at the city council. Held on the 12th of July 2019, the meeting brought together officials from the Bamenda city council, Hysacam, mayors of Bamenda 1,2 and 3, Fons and quarter heads in the City council area as well as journalists. Opening the meeting the SG of the city council Mbah Pius, called on attendees not to look at what went wrong or do the blame game but to look for an immediate solution to the waste crisis in the city of … Continue reading Bamenda City Council and Hysacam seek solutions to poor Waste Management

Cameroon seeks to implement the Nagoya Protocol on ABS

Cameroon is rich with an enormous diversity of plants, animals, and microorganisms which places the country on the 5th position in the official ranking in this domain. This is important to the people particularly in the socio-economic; scientific and medicinal domains but for years, the private sector has exploited these resources without sharing the profits with the local communities which can improve their livelihood. The convention on biological diversity (CBD) was adopted in 1992 to ensure biodiversity conservation, sustainable usage and access to genetic resources, the fair and equitable sharing of profits arising from the use of these resources. To … Continue reading Cameroon seeks to implement the Nagoya Protocol on ABS