Minister Alamine Ousmane Mey Reveals Other Companies Joining the Market.
The monopoly of the lone waste management company HYSACAM in Cameroon will soon know an end as the government is putting hands on deck to bring in other companies to help clean the cities. The revelation was made on Friday, the 12th November 2021 by the Minister of Economy, Planning and Regional Development Alamine Ousmane Mey during a special plenary session to present the National Development Strategy (NDS) at the National Assembly up the hills of the Yaounde Conference Center.
In order to handle the issue of waste permanently, the government is ensuring that, HYSACAM, which does not only collect but also threat waste, the monopoly of this company at no distant time will evaporate. HYSACAM will not longer have the monopoly to do that, it has been opened to the public through tender. This will continue at the local decentralized level. Those who will be able to support local authorities, regional authorities in making the process sustainable, the state will work hand in gloves with them. The treatment of waste is one of the issues to be addressed. Discussions are continuing with those interested in such important topics. He mentioned
During the question and answer session after his presentation of the NDS, the Minister elaborating on the circular economy revealed that the state may be in danger if things are taking less seriously “If we don’t produce, concealed without waste, we will be exposed to future dangers.”
Cameroon according to the Minister of Economy, Planning and Regional Development Alamine Ousmane Mey, is committed to make such cities are made the best milieu to live in and also will develop to promote the wellbeing of the population. The decision taken to increase the national contribution from 32% to 35% by the state during the COP26 in Scotland, he pointed out is an indication that the government is not left out of the world in making the environments sustainable for its population.
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