Developing a sustainable economy in Cameroon

Publisher: Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa in Dakar, Senegal

Written in English
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  • Sustainable development -- Cameroon,
  • Poverty -- Cameroon,
  • Cameroon -- Economic policy,
  • Cameroon -- Economic conditions -- 21st century
  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited by Aloysius Ajab Amin.
    SeriesCodesria book series
    ContributionsAmin, Aloysius Ajab, 1947-
    LC ClassificationsGH789 .B45 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 417 p. :
    Number of Pages417
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23178908M
    ISBN 102869782098
    ISBN 109782869782099
    LC Control Number2008345493

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In Cameroon, SDGs are implemented against the backdrop of an update of development policies and strategies resulting in the facilitation of their integration.

In addition, for the conclusion of an economic and financial programme with the IMF, an interim development strategy has been prepared, taking into account the contextualized SDGs. Cameroon is the largest economy in the Central African Economic and Monetary Community (CEMAC), a region experiencing an economic crisis triggered by the steep fall in oil prices.

Along with its CEMAC partners, Cameroon has therefore had to put fiscal adjustment measures in place to adjust to the terms of trade shock and restore macro-stability.

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Despite this strong economic growth, the Cameroon economy is still characterised by relatively low participation of Cameroon citizens in the ownership of strategic industries, as well as in value addition. Economic growth is sustainable when it is anchored on citizen participation.

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Aim: To modernize the economy and Speed up growth. Phase 2. To obtain the qualification of a middle income country. Phase 3. To raise Cameroon to an industrialized and emergent country.

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