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political economy of Cameroon

E. M. Chilver

political economy of Cameroon

historical perspectives

by E. M. Chilver

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Published by African Studies Centre in Leiden .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementE.M. Chilver.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCM 2001/01915 (H)
The Physical Object
Pagination1, 36 leaves :
Number of Pages36
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4010542M
LC Control Number2001372234

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  Drainage. The rivers of Cameroon form four large drainage systems. In the south the Sanaga, Wouri, Nyong, and Ntem rivers drain into the Atlantic Benue River and its tributary, the Kébi, flow into the Niger River basin of Nigeria. The Logone and Chari rivers—which form part of the eastern border with Chad—drain into Lake Chad, whereas the Dja River joins the Sangha River and. Here is a book that makes sense of the L.A. riots, homelessness, tax giveaways, and the other big urban issues that are back in the national spotlight. In this streamlined and updated new edition of his classic book, The Dependent City, Paul Kantor now focuses on economic development and social welf.

Cameroon - Cameroon - Resources and power: Cameroon is endowed with abundant mineral wealth, but meaningful exploitation has been slow to materialize. Large amounts of kyanite (an aluminum silicate) and bauxite are deposited at Minim-Martap and Ngaoundéré on the Adamawa Plateau, and Cameroon’s cobalt deposits are significant enough to make it a major world producer.   Cameroon is often known as "Africa in miniature" because of its geographical and cultural diversity. The Central African country has one of the highest literacy rates on the continent, but its.


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For Bayart () the whole group dynamic today can be considered as a “process of reciprocal. The Economy and Political Economic History of Cameroon The region of Cameroon has had human occupation since about 8, BCE. There have been small tribal groups in the area since time immemorial.

They lived by hunting, gathering and later subsistence agriculture. They had no notable treasures so the imperial powers of Britain, France and.

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They critique the economic by: Cameroon’s economy suffers from factors that often impact underdeveloped countries, such as stagnant per capita income, a relatively inequitable distribution of income, a top-heavy civil service, endemic corruption, continuing inefficiencies of a large parastatal system in key sectors, and a generally unfavorable climate for business enterprise.

In brief. The president, Paul Biya, won a seventh term inalthough the poll was widely considered to be flawed. Political stability and the security situation will be under increasing threat from rising violence in the country's anglophone regions, affecting international relations and overall growth.

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Political Context. Cameroon’s ruling party, the Cameroon People’s Democratic Movement (CPDM), has long dominated the country’s political landscape, occupying of seats in the National Assembly and 81 of in the Senate.

In Novemberdisputed election results returned President Paul Biya to. Cameroon’s economic freedom score ismaking its economy the th freest in the Index.

Its overall score has increased by points as a result of increases in scores for trade. However, British Cameroon gained its independence later and united with the former French Cameroon in to form the Federal Republic of Cameroon This unified territory was later renamed to the United Republic of Cameroon on and finally to the Republic of Cameroon in Political Profile The book addresses the seemingly intractable economic problems of the African continent, and traces their origins.

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The economy of Cameroon was one of the most prosperous in Africa for a quarter of a century after independence. The drop in commodity prices for its principal exports —petroleum, cocoa, coffee, and cotton — in the mids, combined with an overvalued currency and economic mismanagement, led to a decade-long per capita GDP fell by more than 60% from to Country group: Developing/Emerging, Lower.

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Cameroon - Cameroon - Economy: In the two decades following independence, Cameroon was quite prosperous. The government initially concentrated on expansion of educational facilities, diversification of farm production, selective industrialization, rural development, and the introduction of rural cooperatives.

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Find the top most popular items in Amazon Books Best Sellers. Cameroon became a de facto one-party state in and was dominated by the Cameroon National Union, a union of six political parties; it was renamed the Cameroon People’s Democratic Movement in After significant political unrest and a number of violent clashes, a constitutional amendment in established a multiparty system.

A Political Economy of Africa book. Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for readers/5.The Political Economy of Budget Process in Cameroon. Cameroon exhibits a presidential system of government and a highly centralized budgetary system, efforts by the legislature or parliament.Tracing the path of the American and global economy over the twentieth century, Political Economy of Tomorrow shows that the most significant problems of the economic system arise not from capitalism's weaknesses, but its strengths/5(11).