Innovative and permanent dynamics for the benefit of SMESEH
In order to revitalise their economies and create more jobs, many countries are relying on SMEs, craftspeople and social economy actors. Our country, Cameroon, is not on the sidelines of this emerging policy and several support tools have been set up to this end. As the government policymaker responsible for the development of Small and Medium-sized Enterprises, Social Economy and Handicrafts, MINPMEESA developed a set of tools and mechanisms that it monitors and evaluates on a regular basis.
In the SME and Social Economy sector, the results are positive with sound figures. In July 2020, the National Pilot Enterprise Nursery of Edea delivered its first batch of 18 entrepreneurs and project holders already operational ; the Cameroon Subcontracting and Partnership Exchange enabled the profiling or re-profiling of 573 SMEs, the networking of 153 SMEs with clients for 14 partnership contracts signed, the creation of 267 jobs and the signing of 4 partnership agreements with foreign partners for economic development. Through the SME Promotion Agency, eight (08) agreements were signed with banks and 50 promoters' projects were presented... Read more