Cameroon Investment Forum 2015 Starts from Nov. 25-27

CIF2015_LogoThe 2015 Cameroon Investment Forum is expected to take place from the 25th to 27th of November 2015, in the Commercial capital of Cameroon, Douala.

The overall objective of the Forum shall be:

  • To promote the image of Cameroon to local and foreign investors.
  • To promote business opportunities in Cameroon in the mining, tourism, infrastructure, ICT, agriculture and agro-industry, social housing, road infrastructure etc etc.
  • To sensitize national investors on the new regulatory framework for doing business in Cameroon.
  • To create a networking platform between project proposal and financing institutions in order to facilitate project financing for start-up and existing businesses.
  • To sensitize the Cameroon Diaspora on business opportunities and option suitable to them for doing business in Cameroon.

The program of the Forum is as follows:

Day 1: Registration (09:00 – 18:00)

           Registration continues on the Forum website

Day 2: Speeches (09:30 – 10:30)

  • Government Delegate to the Douala Urban Council,
  • Director General Investment Promotion Agency,
  • President of the Professional Association of Banking Institutions of Cameroon (APECCAM),
  • President of the Employer’s Union(GICAM),
  • Resident Representative of the United

       10:30 – 11:00 Networking Coffee Break

       11:00 – 13:30 1st Plenary Session

Presided over by Mr. Paul TASONG– Economic Commissioner For Central African Economic    and Monetary Commission.

       13:30 – 14:30 Free Lunch

       14:30 – 16:00 2nd Plenary Session

           Theme:Legal and Regulatory Framework for Investments in Cameroon.”

           Moderator:  President Cameroon Employer’s Union  (GICAM).

       16:00 – 18:00 Simultaneous organization of two business Roundtables

  • Agro Industrial Projects;
  • Energy projects;


CIF2015_speakersOther Speakers

  • Representative of the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development – Cameroon.
  • Representative of the Minister Water and Energy – Cameroon.









Day 3: (09:00 – 10:00) Round Table No 1 “Presentation of Cameroon’s Emergency Plan and its financing”

Presented by: The Coordinator of the Technical Secretariat for the follow-up of the Emergency Plan in Cameroon.

10:00 – 10:30 Coffee Break

10:30 – 12:30 Roundtable No 2: Financing of private projects

Moderator: President Professional Association of Banking Institutions of Cameroon (APECCAM) – Cameroon.
Speakers: OVAMBA Financial Services, CFC Maroc, Fond Franco Africain, Credit Bail, China-  Africa Growth Fund, SCB Cameroon, BICEC, ECOBANK, Afriland First Bank, and Banque Atlantique  Cameroon.

12:00 – 13:30 Free Lunch

13:30 – 14:30 Round Table No 3: Financing of Government Projects in Cameroon.

Moderator: Director General of Economy at the Ministry of Economy Planning and Regional  Development – Cameroon. (more…)

       14:30 – 15:30 Simultaneous organization of two workshops

  • Workshop No 1: Mining Projects in Cameroon.
  • Workshop No 2 : Social Housing Projects in Cameroon. (more…)

       15:30 – 16:30 Closing Ceremony

  • Presentation of the result of the Forum
  • Speech by IPA Board Chair – Cameroon.
  • Closing remark by the Minister of Mines Industry and Technological Development – Cameroon.

Participants include:






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