The 3rd edition of the Cameroon investment forum has  opened in Douala bringing together national and international investors to look at ways on how they can strive to promote local production of products so as  to limits the importation of such goods into the country, but the government has a big role to play in this domain to ensure that Cameroonian products are easily made available for consumption in local markets.

This forum will also provide an opportunity for economic operators in the country too be sensitized on the laws laying down incentives for private investment in Cameroon  as well as showcasing Cameroons economic potential and opportunities to the world while establishing a cooperation between the dynamic Cameroonian Diaspora and the investment promotion agency on investment related questions and make Cameroon an attractive and more credible investment destination.

The 3 day forum will comprise of 4 discussion panels on diverse sub themes with the major innovation this year being the change of approach wherein ministers of the concerned sectors will personally take part in the forum.

Over 30. 000 visitors are expected to visit the exhibition stands where activities dedicated to companies and project promoters willing to showcase their products and services will be not leaving out the B2B meetings and the CIF award which will be given to outstanding economic operators in Cameroon within the IPA portfolio.