According to the Cameroonian Minister of Employment and Professional Training, Zacharie Perevet, 350,000 jobs will be created in that country in 2015. Specifically, the government is discussing a major contribution to primary, secondary and tertiary sectors which are expected to gain approximately 200,000 new jobs.
At the same time, 60,000 jobs are projected within the framework of financed projects in the public investment budget. This totals the investment at 1.15 trillion FCFA this year with 50,000 government jobs. Another 40,000 jobs are also expected via major on-going projects.
In 2014, the Cameroonian government had announced the creation of 250,000 jobs. According to Head of State, Paul Biya in his December 31, 2014 address to the nation, this target has been surpassed by 30,500 jobs as a total of 283,443 jobs were created in 2014.