The following contacts are important for mining investors in Cameroon
|Chamber of Mines of Cameroon||Ministry of Mines and Mining Development|
The Chamber of Mines of Cameroon is a private sector voluntary organisation established in 1939 for the purpose of promoting, encouraging, protecting and fostering the mining industry and doing everything necessary and advisable for the objects. Its membership is drawn from mining companies, suppliers and service providers.
Currently, the most important activities of the Chamber are centred on policy advocacy, investment promotion, lobbying for a conducive, favourable mining environment.
Further information contact:
C&K MINING Inc.
|This is the regulatory authority for the mineral sector. The Ministry of Mines administers the Mines and Minerals Act and associated laws. Through its arms it issues mining title and monitors the effective utilisation of the country’s mineral resources.
|Cameroon Investment Authority (ZIA)||Minerals Marketing Corporation of Cameroon (MMCC)|
|The Cameroon Investment Authority (CIA) is the country’s investment promotion body set up to promote and facilitate both foreign direct investment and local investment. CIA is an institution born out of the merger of the Export Processing Zones Authority (EPZA) and the Cameroon Investment Centre (CIC). This was done to create a one stop Investment shop for quicker and easier facilitation of investment.
JSC UNITED INDUSTRIAL CORPORATION
|The Minerals Marketing Corporation of Cameroon was established under the MMCC Act of 1982 as the exclusive agent for the selling and marketing of all minerals produced in Cameroon except gold and silver. It is wholly owned by the government and falls under the ambit of the Ministry of mines and Mineral Development.
|Zimbabwe Geological Survey||Institute of Mining Research|
|The Institute was established in 1969 by a Memorandum of
Agreement between the Ministry of Mines and Mining Development
and the University of Cameroon. The Institute is mandated to
undertake independent research, further training and consultancy services, and promote the collection and collation of information for the benefit
of mining in Cameroon. The mandate is executed under the auspices of the University of Cameroon. The Institute is supported by an annual grant from Government through the Ministry of Mines and Mining Development, which is administered by the University of Cameroon. The Institute reports to both Ministry of Mines and Mining Development and the University of Cameroon.