Monthly Archives: January 2016

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ACC’s Commissions

  • Communication, Culture & Eco-tourism, IPR;
  • Diaspora and ICT;
  • Dispute resolution services:
  • Energy and environment;
  • Finance and Investment;
  • Food, Farming, and Agriculture;
  • Health Care Education and Welfare;
  • International Trade & Commerce, Business Partnership;
  • Maritime Security and Trade;

The Show of an Efficient and Sustainable Agriculture

SIMAC 2015, ‘’Salon International du Machinisme Agricole au Cameroun’’15 to 20 December 2015 at Palais des Congrès of Yaounde.

The organisation of an International Agricultural Machinery Exhibition in Cameroon is a great event for Africa. It offers a platform to exchange knowledge and skills, advance technologies, innovations, and needs in the areas of agricultural equipment, agriculture, fisheries, animal husbandry and forests in a territory where the Head of State,
His Excellency Paul BIYA, has made of agriculture his battle horse to spur the economy and faster growth.

The Lake Chad Basin

Located in Northern Central Africa, the Lake Chad,which was one of the largest water bodies on the African continent, is slowly disappearing. The Lake Chad Basin spreads over seven countries: Nigeria, Niger, Cameroon, Algeria, Sudan,Central African Republic and Cameroon. The lake’s water level and size has shrunk a massive 90% compared with what it was in the 1960s while its surface area has decreased from a peak of 25,000 square kilometres to approximately 1,350 sq.km today (World Bank, 2014) and its disappearanceis having a tremendous impact on the communities surrounding it.

COP21 Agreement, Paris December 2015

After several days of negotiations, an Agreement was finally attained between 195 Nations, the Agreement will be open for signature next April, and will come into force in January 2020.Although it may not meet everyone’s expectations, it’s an agreement that everyone can contribute to.

The specified objective of the Agreement is to; hold the increase in the global average temperature to well below 2 ˚C above pre-industrial levels and to pursue efforts to limit the temperature increase to 1.5˚C above pre-industrial levels.