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Agriculture: NWCA Ltd goes in search of Mbaw Plane Coffee Farmers, Offer hauling machine

By Bakah Derick  The Administration of North West Cooperative Association (NWCA) Ltd has taken steps to work with coffee farmers of Mbaw plane under the Donga Mantung Area Cooperative Union.  Installation of hauling machine in Bini village   The apex coffee cooperative structure in the region made her intention to unite with the farmers concrete on Monday 15 May 2023 with the installation of a mobile hauling machine in the area. Through a delegation to Sabongari headed by Plant Engineer Njeshu Godlove, NCWA Ltd installed the hauler in Bini village about 12km away from the central town.  “We took into consideration the electricity challenges this community is facing and that is why we provided a hauling machine with a diesel engine instead of an electric motor. For the rural community, it is better that we have a machine that is adapted to the area. They can easily get diesel to fuel to the machine.” Njeshue Godlove said  Unsold Coffee in parts of Sabongari  On h

Agriculture: NW Coffee Farmers resolve to intensify production, keep apex cooperative top

By Bakah Derick  Coffee farmers in the North West Region have resolved to intensify efforts towards improving coffee production so as to keep their apex organization as the highest producer of coffee in the country. The resolve was made in Bamenda on Friday 14 April 2023 during the annual general meeting of the North West Cooperative Association (NWCA) Ltd.  Delegates at the NWCA Ltd General assembly  The resolve followed concerns raised by the association's new president on the decline in production. According to Ndikwa Peter Bayo all was going well before the armed conflict stepped in.  "Coffee production is facing a lot of challenges first because of the socio political crises in the region. When we look at our production you can see that after 2014, we were on the rise and immediately crisis came in, we are declining; why? There are some of the areas where our union management cannot penetrate there because of the crisis and there are certain areas where it is

IWD 2023: NWCA Ltd educates coffee sorters on online safety

By Bakah Derick  Rita is amongst over 50 persons who report to work at the North West Cooperative Association (NWCA) Ltd every work day to pick dried coffee cherries. She has been doing this for years after she arrived Bamenda from Boyo Division, of the North West Region. Rita has been displaced by the over six years raging armed conflict like many of her coffee picking colleagues. She has been doing this for over four years now and this has become a major source of livelihood.  Some NWCA Ltd female staff picking coffee  "Before God, this has been helping me alot. Just that when we look at the money with the crisis and the prices in the market you just feel like all is not fine but at least something is turning in your pockets and we do not only depend on people but we can do a few things on our own." Rita shares her experience with  Their job is about selecting the best coffee beans for processing. They ensure no foreign object or bad beans

Consumer Co-operative Worldwide: Waindim Timothy Ntam, NWCA GM elected into Executive Committee

By Bakah Derick   The General Manager of the North West Cooperative Association (NWCA) limited has been elected into the Executive Committee of the Consumer Co-operatives Worldwide (CCW). The only Cameroonian and African Waindim Timothy Ntam was elected into the eight-man executive committee during the General Assembly of CCW in Seville Spain last June 19, 2022.  Waindim Timothy Ntam NWCA Ltd General Manager elected into CCW Executive Committee  "I am highly honoured and thankful to CCW delegates for the confidence on my humble self. I also fully understand how challenging  the office will be particularly as I would be representing and defending cooperative movements not only for  my country Cameroon but for the entire African Continent in the Executive Committee." Timothy Ntam reacted  Elected for a three year mandate from June 2022 to November 2025, Waindim Timothy Ntam shall work together with Hector Jacquet – Board Member, FACC Argentina / Cooperative Obrera,