HYDRAC extends nuclear techniques expertise to cocoa, coffee sector

CAMEROON – HYDRAC, a Douala-based local company with a long history of using nuclear techniques for testing in the oil and gas sector, has begun to offer tests for chemical residues and contaminants in cocoa and coffee. Cocoa production represents over 8% of Cameroon’s agricultural output, but exports have been wabbly as a result of a lack of quality control…

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African Organisation for Standardisation holds its 28th General Assembly celebrations in Cameroon

CAMEROON – The African Organisation for Standardisation (ARSO) is hosting its 28th General Assembly meeting in Cameroon through the country’s standard watchdog, the Agence Des Normes Et De La Qualité (ANOR). The event is being held under the theme: “the Standards We Want – African Union Agenda 2063 and African Continental Free Trade Area: “The Role of Standardisation and Conformity…

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European Union bans Cameroon from exporting agricultural products to EU

CAMEROON – The European Union (EU) has banned Cameroon from exporting certain agricultural products to the EU due to their questionable quality and the loopholes in the Cameroonian sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) control system. In a letter dated 18 April 2022, addressed to the heads of the phytosanitary police stations at the ports of Douala and Kribi, Yaoundé International Airport…

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