To avoid the celebrations from excessively cutting into to the country's lean budget, an appeal was made to the private sector to show a mark of "corporate citizenship" by financing some of the projects identified by CNOC, which in return will grant them concessions over the use of the Golden Jubilee logo.
It is our hope," says CNOC, "that all Cameroonians, no matter where they find themselves in the national triangle or abroad, be involved in the celebrations.
A series of conferences, colloquia, and symposia have been programmed across the various regions by CNOC and civil society organisations.
CNOC president Celis said, however, that expatriates from coffee-growing regions are sending funds back to their communities, which in turn are helping sustain coffee production among small-scale growers.
The CNOC has joined the UNPC and other organizations in criticizing what they see as the government's inadequate policies.
The CNOC leader said the overly optimistic production forecast is another example of the government's misleading assessment about the Mexican coffee industry.