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Recovery and peace consolidation strategy for Northern and East Cameroon : 2018–2022 (English)

Cameroon faces multiple challenges, at a time when factors related to internal fragility and the impact of a volatile sub-regional context threaten to undermine the relative peace and stability the country has been trying to preserve in an unstable neighborhood. In the Northern and Eastern regions (Far North, North, Adamawa, and East), these challenges are associated with long-standing marginalization and vulnerability, and the more recent consequences of external pressures related to Boko Haram, along with the conflict in the Central African Republic (CAR), particularly in the cross-border areas. In addition, the population’s vulnerability to food insecurity and disease epidemics has increased due to the deteriorating economic landscape, climate-related events, and the continued lack of access to adequate basic social services. The impact has also been compounded by the macroeconomic crisis following the drop-in oil prices starting in 2014. This situation has resulted in lower growth rates and has required strong fiscal consolidation, as well as a need to increase government spending to address the security challenges and counter the impact of social services challenges. Chapter two of the report presents the context analysis, which forms the basis of a shared understanding of the situation and guides the identification of priorities. The priorities, the enabling strategic reforms and actions, and the expected strategic results are presented in chapter three. Chapter four presents the considerations for implementation, including coordination, monitoring, and evaluation; as well as for financing. Chapter five presents the main conclusions of the RPC process and strategy. The annexes provide a more detailed description of identified priorities (annexes one and two), the assessment of costs (annex three), the monitoring and evaluation framework (annex 4), and the main results of the surveys and focus groups (annexes five and six). A technical report, published separately, will include the thematic notes for each thematic area, the results matrixes, and the cost assessments. A mutual accountability framework, based on this strategy, will be agreed-upon between the government and partners as a roadmap for the RPC implementation phase. This will outline commitments by all parties to implement the RPC strategy, along with the implementation, financing, and monitoring and evaluation framework that will be put in place to oversee the implementation phase.

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  • Document Date

    2018/01/01

  • Document Type

    Working Paper

  • Report Number

    126613

  • Volume No

    1

  • Total Volume(s)

    1

  • Country

    Cameroon,

  • Region

    Africa,

  • Disclosure Date

    2018/05/28

  • Disclosure Status

    Disclosed

  • Doc Name

    Recovery and peace consolidation strategy for Northern and East Cameroon : 2018–2022

  • Keywords

    vulnerability to food insecurity; Technical and Financial Partners; access to essential service; information and communication technology; small and medium enterprise; Technical and Vocational Education; access to drinking water; mutual accountabilitys framework; basic social service; access to land; forced displacement; Internally Displaced Person; round of consultations; number of refugees; agriculture and livestock; Host Communities; main trade route; body in charge; old age group; form of violence; discrimination against woman; maintenance of infrastructure; health and nutrition; spread of disease; process of decentralization; delivery of service; human development indicator; conflict and violence; essential social services; issue of access; human rights violation; influx of refugees; traditional power structures; adverse environmental effect; conflict and fragility; focus group; thematic area; human security; ethnic group; sustainable solution; Natural Resources; Displaced Population; international partners; cross-border trade; financing option; socioeconomic marginalization; socioeconomic indicator; economic integration; national policy; humanitarian aid; suicide bombing; risk profile; evaluation framework; living condition; terrorist group; humanitarian response; consultation workshop; rural area; Youth Inclusion; external pressure; diagnostic work; sectoral assessment; security challenge; Population Density; subsistence crop; affected population; oil price; macroeconomic crisis; aide memoire; Population Displacement; vulnerable group; international level; fiscal consolidation; government spending; border area; national territory; regional capital; livestock farmer; geographic scope; enforcement personnel; commercial activity; industrial center; cattle trade; cotton production; adversely impact; nomadic group; cultural practice; commercial trade; railway line; fragile region; demographic pressure; security situation; environmental change; registered refugees; unregistered refugees; local conflict; pastoral activities; forced recruitment; illicit traffic; poor household; socioeconomic disparity; arable land; international crisis; sectoral strategy; government effort; preventive measure; local population; forced repatriation; industrial activity; budget allocation; climatic events; government's action; extremist group; military force; school closure; social cohesion; Public Services; strategic prioritization; thematic studies; internal conflict; mutual commitment; living standard; operational tool; governing body; negative effect; partner commitment; physical destruction; displaced people; cultural diversity; Strategic monitoring; strategic framework; action framework; thematic focus; quantitative data; political actor; geographical area; financial inclusion; Population Growth; rural population; population group; financial allocation; affected communities; economic recovery; broad participation; civil society; qualitative approach; information gathering; broad ownership; local development; public contract; sectoral ministries; resources allocation; private forest; main road; Livestock Production; intensive farming; remote area; Political Violence; cross-border movement; grazing land; emergency measure; amnesty international; effective dialogue; geographic distribution; cattle theft; sustainable way; price volatility; Land tenure; International Public; political dialogue; strategic action; remote sensing; non-governmental organization; budget resource; international engagement; budget support; social spending; territorial integrity; environmental dimension; adequate infrastructure; Justice Systems; environmental stress; commercial routes; physical infrastructure

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Recovery and peace consolidation strategy for Northern and East Cameroon : 2018–2022 (English). Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group. http://documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/245081527486919288/Recovery-and-peace-consolidation-strategy-for-Northern-and-East-Cameroon-2018-2022