Vera Kum

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.

Performance-based Financing in the Healthcare Sector: Challenges, opportunities and prospects.

By Dr. Vera Kum|2023-11-13T09:28:34+00:00October 9th, 2023|Categories: Economics Affairs, Publications|Tags: , , , |

Performance-based financing (PBF) aims to improve the delivery of health services by providing bonuses to service providers based on an audited quantity of outputs produced and modified by quality indicators

The Russia-Ukraine Conflict and Food Security in CEMAC Countries

By Fabien SUNDJO and Dr. Vera Kum|2022-12-16T11:24:40+00:00December 16th, 2022|Categories: Economics Affairs, Publications|Tags: , |

The continuous persistence of the Russia-Ukraine crisis is very detrimental to food security challenges within the CEMAC sub-region, especially in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, leaving households in very precarious positions.

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

By Dr. Vera Kum and Ayuk Ntui Mary-Sandra|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 Henri KOUAM, Mr. Bin Joachem and Dr. Vera Kum|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.

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