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About Dr. Vera Kum

Dr Fuein Vera Kum is a Research Fellow at the Nkafu Policy Institute. She joined the institute as Economic Policy Analyst in 2017 with a focus on health economics and development policy. She holds a Ph.D in Economics from the University of Benin, Nigeria.

Cameroon’s Specialization in the Export of Primary Products: Strategic Stake …

By |2022-01-26T08:39:44+00:00January 18th, 2022|Categories: Economics Affairs, Publications|Tags: |

During the colonial era, the management of large plantations, for example, was principally owned by colonial masters, and the agriculture sector witnessed significant growth in the phenomenon of specialization.

Analysis of Cameroon – Nigeria Trade and Prospects for the African Continental Free Trade Area

By |2022-03-31T11:10:07+00:00January 13th, 2022|Categories: NOTI- Policy Brief, Publications|Tags: , |

This policy brief examines the nature of Cameroon and Nigeria's trade whilst illustrating the benefits of free trade on living standards, employment, and income inequality. It recommends that Cameroon and Nigeria cooperate on trade facilitation measures to increase the benefits of the African Continental Free Trade Area.

The Reform of Income Tax Declaration and Payment Procedures In Cameroon

By |2022-01-11T15:43:14+00:00January 11th, 2022|Categories: Economics Affairs, Publications|Tags: , , |

In Cameroon, revenue from taxes represents on average  17% of the national budget. It is therefore an important element of fiscal governance, influencing the level and quality of public expenditure.

Socio-Economic Implications Of Covid-19 In Cameroon

By |2021-01-22T15:05:48+00:00June 19th, 2020|Categories: covid19, Economics Affairs, Publications|Tags: , , , |

The economic impact of COVID-19 will be broad-based, causing wages to fall due to social distancing and quarantine measures on the service sector. While communications and ICT-related sectors will be less...

Preventing The Ebola Virus In Cameroon: Some Strategic Policy Options.

By |2020-01-30T14:03:37+00:00January 30th, 2020|Categories: Education & Health Policy, Health, Publications|Tags: , , , |

The Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) is the most severe health emergency of modern times [1]. It contributes severely to potential state failure especially if not properly handled. With the reoccurrence of this virus in [...]

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