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Cameroon

Cameroon’s main development challenge is to stimulate growth and to ensure dividends are equitably shared among the population in order to reduce poverty. The World Bank’s Country Assistance Strategy in Cameroon focuses on increasing Cameroon’s competitiveness and improving service delivery.

Population
20.03 Million
GDP per capita
$1,271
GDP growth
3.8%
Life Expectancy
52
Income Level
Lower Middle
Poverty Ratio
9.31 %
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Results-Based Financing Revives Cameroon Health Services
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Results-Based Financing Revives Cameroon Health Services

Thanks to results-based financing, patients are returning to their hospitals and health centers where quality health service is now common. Read More >>

Country Portfolio
Active Bank projects 25
Proposed Bank projects 4
Start of Bank partnership Apr 1964
Total Bank Investment $3,787 (Billions)

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Country Data
year 2008
76% in 2008
Literacy rate, adult total (% of people ages 15 and above)
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Watch: Hon. Marie-Rose Nguini Effa, MP Cameroon (en français)

World Bank-IMF Spring Meetings April 2011

Improving Roads for Schoolchildren

Funding from the World Bank’s IDA built safe bridges for children to cross.
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Dec 20, 2012 World Bank Releases International Debt Statistics 2013 (Press Release)
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Dec 11, 2012 TRANSCRIPT: Joint Press Conference with Swedish Finance Minister Anders Borg, Development Minister Gunilla Carlsson and World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim (Transcript)
   
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