Cameroon has more than $ 10 billion in active projects, of which $ 3 billion are under construction. The population will increase by 27% over the next decade, increasing demand for infrastructure.

With 27 percent growth, Cameroon's population will increase to 35 million in the next ten years from 27 million today. According to the analysis carried out, Cameroon is a mid-level country and is ranked in the mid-twenties in Africa for both GDP growth and GDP per capita. However, it ranks 39th in Africa, considering market risk.

There are currently over $ 10 billion in active projects in Cameroon, of which $ 3 billion are under construction. The energy sector is the most active, accounting for almost two-thirds of active projects by value and 40% by number of African projects.

The top 5 projects in Cameroon are:

Nachtigal Hydroelectric Dam

Located on the Sanaga River in Nachtigal and developed by Nachtigal Hydro Power Company, the run-of-the-river hydropower plant has a capacity of 420 megawatts. BESIX is the main contractor and Bouygues Energies and Services is the civil subcontractor.

Yaoundé Douala Highway

Cameroon's Ministry of Public Works is responsible for the development of the 196 kilometer highway. Phase I of the project is 60 kilometers long, and the main contractor is China First Highway Engineering Company (CFHEC) and is financed by the Export-Import Bank of China.

Yaounde Hyatt Regency Hotel

Glenview SA is the developer of the 300-key hotel and 100-apartment facility in Yaouande. The scope of work includes a conference venue with a capacity of two thousand seats.

Lena Tibati Road

Cameroon's Ministry of Public Works is upgrading the 115 kilometer road between Lena and Tibati. The works include a seven-meter wide road and five bridges. Sogea Satom Cameroon is the main contractor for this project.

Logone River Bridge

The 620-meter bridge crosses the Logone River connecting Cameroon with Chad. Jointly developed by the Ministry of Energy and Water Resources of Cameroon and the Ministry of Civil Aviation Transport and National Meteorology of Chad, while financing is provided by the European Union and the African Development Bank Group. Razel-Bec is the main contributor.

Source: ABIConsulting