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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 Honorary Consul in Cameroon, NABC will organize its first Trade Mission in six years to Cameroon in November 2020. Due to the current Covid-19 situation, this mission has been postponed to 8-12 November 2020This 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.

Programme

Tentative Programme

Please find below the tentative programme of the mission. The programme will be further specified upon the interests of the participating companies. Click here to download the programme. 

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 

 

 

 

Factsheet

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. 

Trade mission details

Multi-sector Trade Mission to Cameroon
From November 08, 2020
Till November 12, 2020
MultiSector
Outgoing
Yaoundé & Douala, Cameroon
maloe.dereuver@nabc.nl
+31(0)70 3043618