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 in seven years to Cameroon in 2021. This mission is scheduled to take place between the 24th of April and the 2nd of May, 2021.

24th of April 2021
Yaoundé & Douala, Cameroon
NABC trade mission
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  • 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 in six years to Cameroon in April/May 2021. 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.

    Please contact Maloe de Reuver (maloe.dereuver@nabc.nl) if you have any questions.

  • Tentative Programme

    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 Arrival day
    10:35 – 19:20 Travel Amsterdam – Yaoundé (AIRFRANCE) Yaoundé Airport
    20:00 Delegates make their way to the hotel
    21:00 Check in at the hotel and free time to settle in Boun’s Hotel
    Monday Yaoundé
    09:00 – 10:00 Welcome session

    • Word of welcome NABC Mission Leader Marina Diboma
    • Presentation on the mission programme and practical issues by Mr. Martin Abega, 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
    Boun’s Hotel
    11:00 – 12:30 Meeting at 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
    • 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 Yaoundé – Douala
    07:00 – 13:00 Drive Yaoundé – Douala (lunch on the bus)
    13.00 – 14.00 Check in at the hotel Hotel SAWA
    15:00 – 17:00 Visit to Ecobank (local partner of Arise Invest, FMO & Rabobank) TBD
    Evening Free time
    Wednesday Douala
    09:30 – 12:00 Cameroon-Netherlands Business Forum

    • Opening by the Ministry of SME
    • Introductions / Words of Welcome (CCI, GICAM, NABC, EKN Benin)
    • Presentations by the Dutch companies
    • Presentations: PWC, IFC, SGS
    • Questions from the audience
    GICAM

     

     

    12:00 – 14:00 Lunch TBD
    14:00 – 17:00 B2B Matchmaking Hotel SAWA
    17:00 – 19:00 Networking reception – Business Community TBC
    Thursday Douala
    Daytime Field visits per sub sector (Douala and surroundings)

    • Horti
    • Poultry
    • Energy
    • Maritime/logistics (Port of Douala)
    Evening Dinner TBD
    Friday Douala
    Daytime Field visits per sub sector II (Douala and surroundings)

    • Horti
    • Poultry
    • Energy
    • Maritime/logistics
    Hotel
    19.00 Closing dinner and mission evaluation TBD
    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 highlighting the opportunities for Dutch businesses within the Agribusiness, Energy, Logistics and Maritime / Construction sector.

  • In order to register for this trade mission we kindly ask you to provide us with the following information.

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