North-West Region News
FNE to promote e-economy
The National Employment Fund Bamenda Branch has organized an Enterprise Seminar, in a bit to teach and share ideas with participants.
The seminar was organized under the theme "E-Economy: Opportunities and Challenges for Decent work in Cameroon". It took place at the conference hall at the Governor's office and greatly attended by about 74 participants comprising of Heads of Enterprises, Economic Operators, Mayor and Regional Delegates among others. Participants were introduced to E-Commerce, the Opportunities and Challenges of E-economy and Decent Work and Social Responsibilities of Enterprises as exposed by two resource persons, Mr. NFOR YEMBE and Mr. MULUH Shadrack respectively.
Presiding over the seminar, the Inspector General at the NW Governor's Office, Mr MAKOGE Charles, representing the Governor, advised the youths during the opening speech, otherwise android generation to engage positively in the digital economy, while managers and proprietors of enterprises to strive in promoting and providing opportunities through decent work: work that is productive and provide security in the workplace.
In enumerating the successes of FNE, the Regional Director of National Employment Fund, Mr. MBE Augustine pointed out that 2,427 people have benefited from funding worth 251.160.000 FCFA in micro projects and group programs. He adds that helping job seekers and providing good working conditions are part of the missions of the National Employment Fund.
Upon crowning the occasion, the Inspector General representing, reassured participants of the supervision and constant support from the Government who is perfectly conscious of their role in promoting employment.