Multi-Sector Trade Mission to Cameroon
In cooperation with the Dutch Embassy in Benin (also accredited for Cameroon) and Honorary Consul in Cameroon, NABC will organise its first Trade Mission since 2014 Cameroon in 2022. This mission is scheduled to take place from the 21st of March to the 25th of March 2022.
Join the multi-sector Trade Mission to Cameroon!
With over 50% of export revenues stemming from agricultural products and myriad business opportunities in renewable energy, logistics and other sectors, Cameroon is among the most diversified economies in Central Africa.
In cooperation with the Dutch Embassy in Benin (also accredited for Cameroon) and the Honorary Consul in Cameroon, NABC will organise its first Trade Mission since 2014 to Cameroon from the 21st of March to the 25th of March 2022.
This multi-sector Trade Mission will focus on connecting Dutch companies within the Agribusiness, Energy, Logistics and Maritime/Construction sector with their Cameroonian counterparts. During the mission, participants will meet high-level government officials, discover the business opportunities in Cameroon and engage in a tailor-made B2B sessions during a Cameroon-Netherlands Business Seminar.
Participation is possible for 400 EUR (excl VAT) for NABC members, and 500 EUR for non-members.
Please find below the tentative programme of the mission. The programme will be further specified upon the interests of the participating companies.
DAY ACTIVITY LOCATION Sunday, 20 March Arrival day 10:35 – 19:20 Travel Amsterdam – Yaoundé (AIRFRANCE) Yaoundé Airport 21:15 Delegates make their way to the hotel 22:00 Check in at the hotel and free time to settle in Franco Hotel Monday, 21 March Yaoundé 09:00 – 10:30 Welcome session
- Word of welcome NABC Mission Leader
- Presentation on the mission programme and practical issues by Mr. Martin Abéga, Honorary Consul for the Netherlands in Yaoundé, Cameroon
- Word of welcome by the Netherlands Ambassador to Benin, Cameroon & Equatorial Guinea, H.E. Mrs. To Tjoelker-Kleve
- Delegates introduce themselves to the group
- Questions & Answers
Franco Hotel 11:00 – 12:30 Meeting at the , Ministry of Economy, Planning & Regional Development (MINEPAT) MINEPAT 12:30 – 14:00 Lunch TBD 14:00 – 17:00 Government visits per sub-sector (Yaoundé)
- Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries
- Ministry of Energy
- Invest in Cameroon, Investment Promotion Agency
- Ministry of Transport (incl. Director of Maritime Affairs)
Or any other ministry, based on the participant interests.
Evening Networking reception with Yaoundé business community, government and international organisations. TBD Tuesday, 22 March Yaoundé – Douala 08:30 – 12:00 B2B matchmaking Franco hotel 15.00 – 17.00 Departure to airport for flight to Douala Evening Check in at Hotel SAWA Hotel SAWA Evening Free time Wednesday, 23 March Douala 09:30 – 12:00 Cameroon-Netherlands Business Forum
- Opening by the Ministry of Trade
- Introductions / Words of Welcome (CCIMA, GICAM)
- Presentations by the Dutch companies
- Presentations: PWC, IFC, SGS
- Questions from the audience
GICAM 12:00 – 14:00 Lunch GICAM 14:00 – 17:00 B2B Matchmaking GICAM 17:00 – 19:00 Networking reception – Business Community Hotel SAWA Thursday, 24 March Douala / Kribi Daytime Field visits per sub sector (Douala/ Kribi and surroundings)
- Maritime/logistics (Port of Douala or Kribi)
Evening Closing dinner and mission evaluation TBD Friday, 25 March Douala Daytime Field visits per sub sector II (Douala and surroundings)
20:30 Departure to Douala Airport 23:30 Departure back to the Netherlands (AIRFRANCE) Douala Airport
Click here to download the factsheet on Cameroon that has been specifically prepared for this Trade Mission and highlights the opportunities for Dutch businesses within the Agribusiness, Energy, Logistics and Maritime / Construction sector.