The Cameroon’s government will proceed on 25th August 2023 with he signing of a loan agreement worth 189.2 billion CFA francs, approved last year by the International Development Association.
Cameroon will be able to provide municipalities with infrastructure capable of withstanding climate disruption through the Local Governance and Resilient Communities project. The World Bank agreed to support this project in September 2022. For the administrators of this international institution, this project has the advantage of contributing to improving community access to climate-resilient infrastructures.
“We know that fragility and poverty are exacerbated by the increased difficulties caused by natural hazards and climate change. These phenomena have serious consequences for the most vulnerable communities in all regions, who have to cope with the deterioration, destruction or loss of their habitat, their means of subsistence and their crops”, said Abdoulaye Seck, the World Bank’s Director of Operations for Cameroon, Gabon, Equatorial Guinea, the Central African Republic and Congo.