APME AND CNPS ENGAGE IN ACCOMPANYING SMES (3)
The Small and Medium Sized Enterprises Promotion Agency and the National Social Welfare Fund signed a partnership agreement on Thursday 10 November 2016 at the CNPS headquarters in Yaoundé. The aim of this partnership is to establish the main axes of Collaboration between the parties. An initiative developed by the APME to promote the social protection of the personnel and the families in the accompaniment of the creation and the development of SMEs.
The Director General of the CNPS, Mr. Noël Alain Olivier MEKULU MVONDO AKAME, in his introductory remarks wished that a team be rapidly set up to elaborate the procedural manual in the framework of the implementation of this partnership agreement
The Director General of APME, Jean Marie Louis BADGA, on its part, presented the potential of the target covered by the agreement. He reinstated that Cameroon has more than one hundred thousand (100,000) Small and Medium Enterprises and Registered Industries. But less than 25% of these SMEs meet the social requirements of their company, such as the social protection of employees, one of the conditions required to be eligible for the investment on incentives scheme and the growth of SMEs.
In an environment full of seriousness and determination to explore this niche of growth for both institutions, the ceremony was attended by the collaborators of the Director General of the CNPS and that of the APME.
Le Directeur Général de l’Agence de Promotion des Petites et Moyennes Entreprises (APME), Monsieur Jean Marie Louis BADGA, a reçu le 1er Février 2016 en mi-journée, le Haut-Commissaire du Canada au Cameroun,Son Excellence René CRESMONESE. L’audience s’est déroulée au Siège de l’APME à Yaoundé-Tsinga, boulevard du Sultan NJOYA.
Within the framework of the official launching of the Programme on the Diagnostic and Restructuring of Cameroonian Small and Medium sized Enterprises, the Minister of Small and Medium Sized Enterprises, Social Economy and Handicraft. Pr. Laurent Serge ETOUNDI NGOA, will preside over the official launching ceremony of the Diagnostic and Restructuring program, of the Cameroonian SMEs which is to be implemented by APME in partnership with the University of Québec à Trois Rivières (Canada).
Yaoundé, le 12 mai 2016
The Small and Medium Sized Enterprises Promotion Agency launches a program for the Promotion of entrepreneurial spirit among youths
The Minister of Small and Medium Sized Enterprises, Social Economy and Handicraft, Pr. Laurent Serge ETOUNDI NGOA, will proceed with the official launching of the program for the promotion of entrepreneurial spirit among youths (PE2MJ), on Monday 16 May 2016 as from 9 :30 am at Hotel AZUR in Yaounde.