Henri Kouam

About Henri KOUAM

Henri KOUAM is an Economic Policy Analyst at the Nkafu Policy Institute. He currently works as an economic consultant for a global expert network – Global Wonks.

Are Sanctions an Effective Remedy for Guinea’s Recent Coup?

By Henri KOUAM, Dr Steve TAMETONG and Tazoacha Francis|2022-04-25T11:34:12+00:00April 25th, 2022|Categories: Peace & Security, Publications|Tags: , |

The Economic Community of West African States has suspended Guinea’s position and decision-making power in the economic bloc.  The African Union has equally followed suit, not least because this stands in stark contrast from the AU Charter on Elections, Democracy, and Governance, specifically Article IV and V.

How Will The AfCFTA Impact Cameroon’s Agricultural Sector ?

By Henri KOUAM, Mr. Bin Joachem and Ayuk Ntui Mary-Sandra|2022-04-14T11:47:06+00:00April 14th, 2022|Categories: NOTI- Policy Brief, Publications|Tags: , , |

Within the framework of the  National Development Strategy (NDS30) that runs from 2020 to 2030, the government intends to boost agriculture by signing partnerships with the local and/or foreign private sector, train “national champions” who will produce, process, and market the agriculture sector to subregions especially.

Monetary Policy Can Improve Access to Credit For Women In Cameroon

By Henri KOUAM|2022-02-21T10:32:10+00:00February 21st, 2022|Categories: Economics Affairs, Publications|Tags: , |

Given women are more exposed to arbitrary decision making at commercial banks, socio-cultural factors, and administrative demands that do not reflect their realities, It is important to rethink how central banks can adjust their tools

Exchange Rate Policy Reform to Boost Trade Between Cameroon and Nigeria

By Henri KOUAM and Fabien SUNDJO|2022-01-26T15:50:40+00:00January 26th, 2022|Categories: Economics Affairs, NOTI- Policy Brief, Publications|Tags: , |

The measures taken by Cameroonian authorities will reduce the impact of external shocks on the exchange rate and equally cushion the shock from sudden changes in the price of commodities or the value of the U.S. dollar.

Evolution of Economic and Trade Relations Between Cameroon and France

By Henri KOUAM|2022-01-17T14:08:38+00:00January 17th, 2022|Categories: Economics Affairs, Publications|Tags: |

France’s exports to Cameroon in 2017 were estimated at €537 million, while imports totaled €476 million in 2018. Exports of Cameroon increased from 2,673 million US dollars in 2000 to 7,730 million US dollars in 2019, growing at an average annual rate of 6.81% (Knoema, 2019).

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