In this conversation with Gwendoline Abunaw, Managing director of Ecobank Cameroun, we examined how the post pandemic world is transforming economies and societies across Sub-Saharan Africa and what the continent must do in order to thrive in the post-COVID world.
Participants were enlightened on the female entrepreneurial ecosystem in Cameroon, the challenges faced by women in business and also the possible measures needed to ameliorate the conditions of women in entrepreneurship in Cameroon
The COVID-19 pandemic has had far-reaching economic consequences and efforts to quarantine have not been effective which has provoked an unprecedented downturn in the global economy
Women have unique opportunities for conflict resolution and peacebuilding due to the unique role they play in society. The recent calls for a cessation of hostilities by some women in the country and especially those in crisis-hit regions indicate their frustration with the handling of the crisis.
Certifications and standardization norms which are among some of the regulatory policies needed in every formal economy for the protection of consumers, seem to affect the profitability and survival of new businesses in Cameroon , the research further reveals.