Cameroon’s predominant natural resources are petrol, bauxite, iron ore, timber and hydropower. From 2000- 2005 on average hydrocarbons contributed 28% of government fiscal revenueand made up 45% of total exports earnings. In 2009 Cameroon was producing 77 thousand barrels of oil a day. It ranks 55th in the world’s oil producing countries.
CIA World Factbook, EIA
EITI status: Close to compliant
Visit Cameroon’s EITI page
Coalition EITI/PWYP Cameroun
BP 1003 Yaoundé, Cameroun
French and English
1 March 2013 – PWYP Cameroon released this assessment on the latest EITI report.
30 January 2013 – PWYP Cameroon published this paper on subnational revenue management in the country and missing funds.
13 December 2012 – PWYP Cameroon issued a press release condemning current threats against civil society activists in the country.
12 July 2012 -CSO members participating in EITI implementation meet M. Tim Bittinger, from the EITI Secretariat, to exchange on EITI related issues.
28 June 2012 – Debrief to the coalition about next steps and decisions taken at the PWYP Francophone Africa meeting in Dakar which took place 12-15 June 2012
You can read the outcome brief (in french) here.
7 October 2011 – Mr. Azantsa Manfoguimezi Berreck Symphorien is hired as the coalition’s new technical secretary
30 August – 2 September 2011 – PWYP Cameroon hosted a strategic workshop to evaluate civil society’s participation in the implementation of EITI in the country. The event sought to examine and resolve the issues behind Cameroon’s lack of compliant status. The agenda focussed on several themes including the sharing of best practices (drawn from the experiences of Liberia, Niger and the CAR) and the analysis of reports. Members identified the strengths and weaknesses of Cameroon’s EITI implementation as well as the actions necessary to achieve compliant status.
The coalition issued a declaration on the workshop (in French).
16 August 2011 The coalition publishes its bilingual (French – English) quarterly magazine, En Toute Transparence