What Desmund Egbe has to say about Music Entrepreneurship in Cameroon

Who is Desmund Egbe?

Desmund Egbe is the CEO and Founder of Camer Human Capital (CHC) Ltd. CHC Ltd aims to strike out the “Diploma Disease” in Africa, by changing the way people work, and how Human Capital (People, Role and Skill) is developed and managed in Africa.

Egbe is a member of the African Youth Entrepreneurship Society and Country’s Ambassador for Cameroon, an initiative on Youth Entrepreneurship by Child and Youth Finance International (CYFI) based in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Egbe participated at the African Development Bank (AfDB) – Feed Africa Strategy for Agricultural Transformation in Africa 2016-2025, launch in Yaoundé, Cameroon. Egbe was a delegate at the World Bank Group (WBG) Youth Summit held at the bank’s Headquarters in Washington DC, 2016, and represented Cameroon at the African Youth Entrepreneurship Development for Sustainable Industrialization Workshop; a side event of the 6th Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD VI) in Nairobi, Kenya.

Egbe holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Cardiff Metropolitan University in UK. He received his Bachelor Degree in Law (LL.B) from University of Yaoundé II in Cameroon. He writes poetry and short stories in his free time. He describes himself as a business psyche for profit and for social impacts.

His take on Music Entrepreneurship in Cameroon

The entrepreneurial ecosystem in Cameroon is changing. Due to high rate of underemployment and unemployment experienced by youths, and the quest for sustainable wellbeing to cater for themselves and their loved ones, they are embarking on entrepreneurial initiatives. This is evident particularly in the music industry in Cameroon, as Africa seeks to take over the global music industry.

It is imperative to assert that policy makers and related stakeholders should support the music industry in Cameroon by providing and developing frameworks (offline and online) to boost youths creativity and entrepreneurship through awards, patent rights and investment schemes, this will enable them drive through their entrepreneurial journey.

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