Reading Time: < 1 min

Cameroon is an African nation of about 28 million people. Known for its geological and cultural diversity, it is home to more than 200 linguistic groups.



COL’s work in Cameroon is primarily in the areas of higher education, teacher education, and skills for work. Learners from Cameroon have also benefited from COL’s open online courses and other resources.


Partnerships are fundamental to COL’s work. Strategic partnerships allow COL to broaden its reach and engage at global, regional and national levels, while implementation partners support COL’s work in communities and institutions across Commonwealth Member States. Partners include multilateral organisations, regional bodies, national governments, government agencies, foundations, civil society organisations, public and private (not-for-profit) institutions and the private sector. COL partnerships assist in improving and extending teaching and learning services to people in the developing Commonwealth.

COL’s partners in the Republic of Cameroon include:

  • Ministry of Basic Education
  • Ministry of External Relations
  • Ministry of Higher Education
  • Ministry of Secondary Education
  • University of Buea
  • University of Dschang

Key Contacts

Focal Point

Mrs Anne Oben
Director, Commonwealth Department
Ministry of External Relations

Notable Mention

Prof Ajaga Nji, former Honorary COL Adviser

More Information