The University of Buea and the Cameroon Development Corporation, CDC have renewed and strengthened their partnership for better collaboration in various areas of interest.
The renewal of partnership agreement was signed last weekend between both institutions to pursue regular exchange of their respective practices and to intensify discussions between their staff to look for solutions to the problems of both or either parties.
The agreement is a continuation of a journey that started in 2007, when the first partnership agreement was signed.
Signing the agreement on January 14, at the University of Buea, the Vice Chancellor of the institution, Professor Horace Manga Ngomo the partnership is beneficial because it will reinforce research, and teaching as well as provide more training, internship as well as job opportunities to students of the University of Buea.
On his part, the General Manager of the Cameroon Development Corporation, Franklin Ngoni Njie thanked the partnership which was first signed in 2007 has helped in the growth of the corporation in terms of research which has made it easier for them to further strengthen relations as the look forward to more productivity.
Under this latest agreement, University of Buea will assist the Cameroon Development Corporation in its research needs for the next five years in areas such as crop protection, quality control, soil fertility and soil science intervention.