OIC Coffee Meet Cameroon

📆 28-29 November 2023, Hilton Yaoundé Hotel

About this event

Under the High Patronage of His Excellency Mr. Paul Biya, President of the Republic of Cameroon, the Islamic Centre for Development of Trade (ICDT), in partnership with the Cameroonian Ministry of Commerce, the Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa (BADEA) and the Interprofessional Cocoa and Coffee Council (CICC), are organizing the 1st Edition of “OIC Coffee Meet Cameroon” on November 28 and 29, 2023 in YaoundĂ©, Republic of Cameroon.

 â€śOIC Coffee Meet Cameroon” aims to promote trade and investment flows in the coffee industry sector among OIC Member States. The objective is to develop sustainable and equitable solutions while increasing investment opportunities, particularly between Cameroon and OIC importing countries.

A high-level business event

His Excellency Mr. Paul BIYA

President of the Republic of Cameroon

His Excellency Mr. Hissein Brahim Taha

Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation

His Excellency Mr. Luc Magloire Atangana MBARGA

Minister of Commerce of Cameroon


Director General of the Islamic Center for Development of Trade


📆 Tuesday, November , 28th 2023

Participant Registration

08H00 am - 09H00 am

Master of Ceremony (DOP CICC)

Opening Ceremony

  • Mayor of the city of YaoundĂ©
  • ICDT
  • OIC General Secretariat
  • Presentation of the coffee sector in Cameroon (ONCC/CICC)
  • Speech by the Minister of Commerce
9H00 am - 10H00 am

Coffee break / exhibition visit

10H00 am - 11H30 am

Moderator (BADEA representative)

Session 1 : Development of coffee markets

  • International Coffee Organization: Trends and Perspectives of the Global Coffee Market (recommended, if possible)
  • ICDT: Coffee Market in OIC Countries
  • ITC: Potential of Coffee Trade between Cameroon and OIC Countries
11H30 am- 12H30 pm

Moderator (ICDT)

Session 2: Investment Needs in Cameroon’s Coffee Sector (Six Cameroonian Companies)

  • Central Union of Agricultural Cooperatives of the West (UCCAO)
  • North West Cooperative Association (NWCA)
12H30 pm - 01H30 pm

Lunch break

01H30 pm - 03H00 pm

Session 2 (Continued):

Investment Needs in Cameroon’s Coffee Sector

  • Investing for Youth Inclusion in Coffee Cultivation (Sylvestre ESSONO)
03H00 pm - 03H30 pm

Moderator (DG ONCC)

Session 3: Partnership Opportunities

  • 3 Asian Companies
  • 3 Arab Companies
  •  3 African Companies
03H30 pm - 05H00 pm


05H00 pm

Exhibitions of coffee products and equipment of Coffee

10H00 a.m - 06H00 p.m
📆 Wednesday , November , 29th 2023

Participant Registration

8H00 am - 9H00 am


Session 4: Government Support Policy for the Coffee Sector

  • MINEPAT (Ministry of Economy, Planning, and Regional Development)
  • API (Investment Promotion Agency)
  • APME (Agency for SMEs)
  • Discussions
9H00 am- 10H30 am

B2B Meetings by Mazars Morocco and CICC (Coffee break in the rooms)

The B2B meetings scheduled over these two days will involve buyers, sellers, transporters, international trading companies, importers, farmers, traders, brokers, and any other entity within the coffee value chain. The anticipated outcome is a positive synergy that will generate value and employment opportunities within this significant sub-sector.

10H30 am - 1H30 pm

Lunch break

01H30 pm - 02H30 pm

Moderator (Mazars)

Session 5: Financing the Coffee Sector by International Banks

Bank representatives will present their financing solutions for the coffee sector in Cameroon, supported by:

  • IsDB
  • Afreximbank
  • AfDB
  • BEAC
  • FSA
  • Local bank
  • Discussions
03H00 pm - 04H30 pm

Master of ceremony (DOP CICC)

Closing Ceremony

  • Summary of Proceedings MAZARS Morocco
  • ICDT
  • Closing Remarks by the Minister of Commerce
04H30 pm

Exhibition of coffee products and equipment of Coffee

10H00 am - 04H30 pm



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