Home / Society (page 3)

Society

Eight million Cameroonians live in poverty – Survey

APAnews | At least eight million Cameroonians, nearly a third of the country’s total population, live below the poverty threshold. This means they have incomes below 931 CFA francs per day, according to figures from the National Statistics Institute (INS) published at the end of the fourth Cameroon Household Survey …

Read More »

Indigenous communities at risk as Chinese rubber firm uses land

A Chinese state-owned company is behind rubber plantations that Cameroon villagers say threaten their livelihoods. Aljazeera | Meyomessala, Cameroon – Meyomessala is a small forest community in Cameroon’s South Region among several settlements on the edge of a biodiversity-rich UNESCO World Heritage Conservation site, known as the Dja Faunal Reserve. It is home …

Read More »