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Chede participates actively in an ANOR/PACOM seminar on food safety.

The purpose of this jointly organized ANOR/PACOM seminar was to sensitize the small and medium sized agro-industrial transformation enterprises on the importance of GHPS, HACCP and the constraints observed in exporting their products to the European markets; the seminar also sought to build the capacities and competence of the local food industry, especially export-oriented food …

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Ongoing nature protection projects

CHEDE COOPERATIVE UNION is currently partnering with the Cameroon Ministry of Environment, Nature Protection and Sustainable Development (MINEPDED), the Global Environment Facility (GEF) and the United Nations Environment Programme – UN Environment (UNEP) in the implementation of two major nature protection projects in the South West Region of Cameroon. The two projects, which received significant …

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Chede agric project coffee farm in Muambong

The “Chede Agric Project” may finally receive robust government support for regeneration and expansion in the context of current national efforts to boost coffee production nation wide. . . . → Read More: Chede Agric Project Coffee Farm in Muambong

Chede in partnership with Nestlé Cameroun for the supply of robusta coffee needed for the manufacturing of NESCAFE for local and regional markets.

NESTLE SA, headquartered in Vevy, Switzerland, is not only the world’s biggest food company by any standard but is also a world leader in corporate social responsibility credentials. Not surprisingly therefore, Nestlé seeks to maximise opportunities for local sourcing of the raw materials and semi-processed inputs it needs for the production of its branded products, …

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Latest Cameroon government initiative to boost coffee production

Alarmed by plunging coffee production statistics in recent years, the Cameroon government has initiated yet another strategy designed to salvage the national coffee sector from complete meltdown. Entitled « Programme de Relance et de Développement des Filières Cacao et Café (PRDFCC) : 2015-2020, also known as Public Private Partnership Platform (Pppp) and adopted in September 2014, this …

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IFOAM highlights the plight of smallholder farmers on earth day

Smallholder farmers grow over 70% of all our food. Reports predict climatic extremes that will imperil their production and livelihoods. Unless small-scale farmers are given the agro-ecological technologies they need to meet these challenges, impacts on food production will be devastating, pushing millions into poverty. . . . → Read More:  IFOAM Highlights the Plight of Smallholder …

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Politique qualité – CHEDE

Notre système de management de la qualité, encadré par la norme ISO 9001-2008, est le moteur de notre ambition : il constitue à nos yeux un outil précieux sur lequel nous nous appuyons pour améliorer en continu notre fonctionnement interne et par là même la qualité de nos produits fournis à nos clients. . . . …

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Démarche HACCP – CHEDE

Mieux vaut prévenir que guérir…. Ce concept peut paraître simpliste…et pourtant !… de nombreux secteurs tels l’industrie aéronautique, l’industrie chimique ou encore l’industrie nucléaire reposent sur cette idée.  . . . → Read More: Démarche HACCP Chede (PDF – 58Kb)

GEF and UNEP support sustainable farming and nature conservation in Bakossi-Bayang-Mbo landscapes within Chede’s region of operations

A Project Inception workshop on the subject heading was held 3-4 July 2013 in Limbe under the guidance of UNEP and involving the main project stakeholders. These included Cameroon Government officials, international organizations, NGOs, and CBOs – represented eloquently by Chede during the workshop. . . . → Read More: The Global Environment Facility (GEF) and …

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Reorganisation of CHEDE COOPERATIVE UNION LTD

Pursuant to Articles 390 and 392 of the OHADA Uniform Act governing cooperative societies of 15 December 2010, which requires existing cooperative societies to align their constitutional instruments and  operations with the new OHADA provisions, a general meeting of Chede member cooperative societies was held on 31 August 2013 in Tombel under the auspices of …

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Déclaration des Nations Unies sur les droits des paysans et des autres personnes travaillant dans les zones rurales

Adoptée le 20 juin 2013, la Déclaration des Nations Unies sur les droits des paysans et des autres personnes travaillant la terre en milieu rural fera certainement date dans l’histoire de cette organisation mondiale. En effet, le monde rural, et le village plus particulièrement, n’ont jamais eu le privilège de figurer dans le développement du …

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Manos Unidas visit to Bangem and Muambong in October 2013

Manos Unidas of Spain has been a major development and financial partner of Chede since 2009. In that year it co-financed with Chede the construction of two bridges on a farm-to-market road linking Muambong to Abang and then to Manjo on the expressway to Douala. . . . → Read More: Manos Unidas visit to Muambong and …

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Chede Palm Wine - ANAG

Implementing Cameroon LCDF’s Agenda in the South West Region

Chede was privileged to be selected in April 2011 by the SNV-supported Local Capacity Development Facility (LCDF Cameroon), of which Chede is a founding member, to serve as its Regional Focal Point (RFP) for the South West, with seat in Kumba, the business capital of the South West, where LCDF organized its very first marketplace …

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Processing of ANAG Palm Wine

Extending Chede’s Farmer-support Services and Supply Chain in the South West Region

Chede’s 2010-2020 strategic plan envisions progressive emphasis on the processing and marketing of food products locally and internationally. This strategy aims to raise the incomes of village smallholders, especially women, operating in farmer groups within Chede’s village network, in pursuance of its village-oriented development philosophy. This network has until now existed mostly in Kupe Muanenguba …

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New Technology and Processes Deliver Impressive Results for Chede 2012 Coffee Season

The 2012 Chede coffee campaign is moving into full gear as the Muambong Centre of the national pilot project on fully washed coffee begins to deliver impressive results in terms of the quality and quantity of cherry processed so far by the ecological pulping machine installed last year. At the current pace, the Muambong Centre …

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Women preparing yams

Chede soutient l’Année International des Nations Unies pour les Cooperatives en 2012

L’Organisation des Nations Unies vient de créer un Comité de Coordination (COPAC) chargé de la planification et de la mise en oeuvre de l’Année Internationale des Nations Unies consacrée en 2012 au mouvement coopératif dans le monde. Au Cameroun, Chede Cooperative Union prépare déjà une campagne de sensibilisation et de promotion de cet événement historique. …

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Chede ecological coffee pulper

Chede Coffee Washing Station Goes Operational

Chede’s Robusta coffee washing station, financed by the World Bank and the European Union, became operational in January 2011. The photos below show the 2010 coffee crop ready for harvesting, our ecological coffee pulper, and coffee washing and drying facilities.

Boxes of Chede Bobolo ready for export

Chede boosts exports of African food delicacies

Chede’s food processing activities have received a major boost since last year with ever increasing orders from abroad for Chede’s African food delicacies.

Chede coffee crop ready for harvesting

May 2011 Coffee Market Report

This recent coffee market report from Chede commercial partner Falcon Commodities describes the many complex factors currently affecting supply and demand across the global coffee market. Download the “May 2011 Falcon Coffee Market Report” (PDF – 242Kb)  

Chede and SNV join forces to support rural community development

Chede has joined forces with SNV (The Netherlands Development Organization) in the establishment of LCDF (Local Capacity Development Facility) in Cameroon, a civil society organization designed to promote and support the building of the technical and operational capabilities of rural community groups. Read more about SNV – LCDF (in French, PDF – 2.2Mb)