Consumer Awareness Organisation (CAO)
The Consumer Awareness Organisation (CAO) is based in Enugu, Nigeria and was registered with the Corporate Affairs Commission in 2001 to protect the interests of consumers of products and services. The aims of the organisation include consumer education, review of consumer laws and information sharing. CAO engages in media enlightenment campaigns, consumer advice and community outreach programmes. It also publishes the Consumer Journal, a multi-disciplinary journal which addresses diverse issues of consumer concern. Current programmes of the organisation include campaigns on Corporate Social Responsibility and hygienic handling of food items.