The Ministry of Mines, Industry and Technological Development was created by Decree No. 2011/410 of December 9, 2011 organizing the Government. It is a materialization of the President of the Republic’s will, to give a new impetus to the Cameroonian industry and its mining sector, two major arguments for the revival of economic growth in Cameroon.

Therefore the responsibilities of this sector include developing, implementing and evaluating the industrial and mining policy, strategizing for technological development and intellectual property, standardization and quality in the different sectors of the national economy. The successful implementation of such a policy is not dependant on the only competence and the unilateral will of the State, although it’s role remains crucial.

MINMIDT 2014 Budget : 7,378 billion FCFA

As concerns the budget for 2014, the overall amount allocated to the Ministry of Mines, Industry and Technological Development stands at 7,378 million francs distributed as follows:Public investment budget:

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MINMIDT officials take ownership of their organizational chart

During a two-days seminar intended for MINMIDT officials held from 29th to 30th August 2013 at the Yaounde Mansel Hotel. The two days eventually proved very short to fully examine issues

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JOMPI 2013 : Cameroon’s Geographical Indications Steal Show

They were the focus of the 13th edition of the International Intellectual Property Day on April 26 in Douala. “The contribution of intellectual property  to the socio-economic emergence of Cameroon:

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The first-ever international conference on the Mining Industry which held in Yaoundé from May 29-31, 2013 served as a springboard to industrialising the mining sector in the country.

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MBALAM IRON ORE PROJECT: Government-Cam Iron sign Mining Convention

Stakeholders say the mining convention for the multibillion Mbalam Iron Ore project that the government of Cameroon and the executing firm, Cam Iron signed on November 29,

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Cameroon Boosts Billions Of Mineral Reserves

Interview of Dr Fuh Calistus Gentry, Secretary of State in the Ministry of Industries, Mines qnd Technological Development and Chairman of the organising committee of CIMEC 2013.

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