Tourism (and eco-tourism) in Cameroon is a growing but relatively minor industry. Since the 1970s, the government of Cameroon has cultivated the industry by creating a ministry of tourism and by encouraging investment by airlines, hotels, and travel agencies.
The government describes the country as "Africa in miniature", promoting its diversity of climate, culture, and geography.
Cameroon's wildlife draws both safari-goers and big-game hunters, as Cameroon is home to many of Africa's iconic animals:
Impediments to further growth of the tourism sector include poor transport infrastructure and corrupt officials who may harass visitors for bribes. (Source:Wikipedia.org, Image:Brynne Weeks)
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For more information on tourism and eco-tourism opportunities in Cameroon, please visit the RUDEC website at: http://www.rudec.org or contact us directly.
Please note that all income generated through the RUDEC eco-tourism project will go towards initiatives that improve the environment and community. For example by training farmers in beekeeping techniques, to improve pollination and generate sustainable alternative income streams that enable them to stop the more destructive processes such as poaching bush-meat.
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Cameroon Ministry of Tourism