NKAFU POLICY INSTITUTE

NKAFU POLICY INSTITUTE

Yaounde, Cameroon

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ABOUT

The mission of the Nkafu Policy Institute is to catalyze the economic transformation of African countries based on social entrepreneurship, science and technology, health, and the implementation of development policies which will create economic opportunities for all.

IN THE NEWS

ANNOUNCING THE “AFRICA REIMAGINED” WEBINAR SERIES

Since Africa’s population is projected to reach 26 percent of the world’s total population by 2050 (currently 17 percent), the continent will see an unprecedented need for jobs and access to both soft and hard infrastructures. This means that the next three decades will determine the continent’s trajectory toward prosperity. The...

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CHEETAHS ON THE MOVE! DAY ONE OF AFRICA LIBERTY FORUM 2020

Day One of Atlas Network’s 2020 African Liberty Forum was filled with history, new success stories, and great ideas about the ways in which economic liberty can transform the lives of billions of people. More than 210 participants joined via Zoom to discuss how they are responding to the challenges created by COVID-19 with thoug...

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NKAFU POLICY INSTITUTE IS TURNING THE TIDE TOWARDS LIBERALISM IN CAMEROON

Nkafu Policy Institute, an Atlas Network partner, is making the ideas of economic freedom mainstream in their home country of Cameroon. Nkafu ran a multifaceted campaign to highlight the benefits of a free and open society through a series of policy debates, the production of a four-part documentary series, and a national essay...

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SHARING THE BENEFITS OF MARKET COMPETITION IN CAMEROON

The spirit of discourse is alive in Cameroon as experts hold a public debate on answering the central question: “Is Market Competition Good for Cameroon’s Industrialization?” Atlas Network partner Nkafu Policy Institute recently argued that market competition that enables small businesses is the path to African growth and prospe...

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CONNECTING, EMPOWERING SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS IN CAMEROON

In Cameroon, there is a core belief that the government is, and should be, the number one generator of jobs. This creates many challenges for the almost non-existent private sector, which currently makes up less than 6 percent of the working population. The Nkafu Policy Institute, an Atlas Network partner in Cameroon, is committ...

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BUILDING COMMUNITY IN CAMEROON’S INFORMAL JOB SECTOR

In Cameroon, the tax rate is so high and bureaucracy and corruption are so rampant that over 70 percent of small businesses operate in the informal sector. According to the World Bank’s Doing Business Report, the few small businesses that are formally recognized by Cameroon lose approximately 57 percent of their profits to taxes...

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