DBI 3 || Obtaining credit in Cameroon: Problems and Prospects
While the general conditions necessary for access to credit in Cameroon do not discriminate gender-wise, women still face several impediments that make access to credit difficult for them as compared to men.
The supply of financial services to users generally takes the form of transactions, payments, savings, insurance or credit, which often remains subject to a significant information deficit between the main players.
The main objective of this Nkafu Public Debate is to provide a platform for Cameroonian and African high-level experts the opportunity to objectively resolve the barriers of credit accession in Cameroon for both national and foreign investors. This debate will investigate the benefits of introducing credit bureaus as a facilitator of credit accession in Cameroon.
The report examines the business environment in Cameroon, specifically about how prospective investors could obtain credit from financial institutions in the country.