Isi Yanouka, Israel’s newest ambassador to Cameroon, met with Economy Minister Alamine Ousmane Mey on May 18, 2020 in the country’s capital. The Israeli diplomat seized the opportunity of this audience to reiterate his country’s commitment to cooperate with Cameroon in the implementation of drinking water supply projects.
This diplomat is thus pursuing with the Cameroonian government an offensive already started by his predecessor. Indeed, on March 5, 2019, the Israeli Ambassador to Cameroon at the time, Ran Gidor, had already led a delegation of Israeli investors in audience to the Minister of Water and Energy, Gaston Eloundou Essomba .
According to our sources, these investors were going to reactivate a water treatment project aimed at increasing the quantity and quality of drinking water distributed to populations, a project submitted to the Cameroonian government for 3 years.
“More than 60% of Israeli soil is a desert. But thanks to technological advances in the water sector, the desert continues to shrink despite global warming. We want to share this technological know-how with Cameroon and improve the quality of water supply in the Sahel regions, but also in all other regions of the country where water supply is limited, “said the diplomat. Israeli.
Source Agence Ecofin may 2020