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Cameroon: Women at the heart of plastic waste reduction

Armelle Tamo Sidje, 33, is a young female entrepreneur in Cameroon who uses banana tree trunks to produce biodegradable packaging for households and shops. With Cameroon producing over 300,000 tonnes of bananas each year, there’s a guarantee that her project can save families from using plastic bags that continues to proliferate despite a 2014 ban.

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