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                • The construction of a National Training Institute for Trainers and Programme Development in Yaoundé, resulting from a donation of 3.2 billion CFA Francs from the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA);
• The programme to set up by 2020 four voca- tional training centres (CFM) in Bandjoun, Maroua, Ndop and Ebebda, with French fun- ding, C2D for 6.5 billion F;
• The programme to set up two Sectoral Vocational Training Centres (CFPS) by 2020, inclu- ding one in Douala in Agro-industry and the other in Edéa in Industrial Maintenance and Transport / Logistics, with C2D funds. Cost:CFAF 9.8 billion;
• The construction and equipping in Nkongsamba of an Industry Training Centre (CFPMI) with loan from the Austrian Bank RAFFEIS- SEN for an amount of 3.27 billion CFA Francs;
• The establishment since 2010 of two School, University and Vocational Guidance Centres (COSUP), one in Yaoundé and the other in Douala, with the support of the Republic of Canton of Geneva and the International Labour Office;
• The development of several training pro- grammes according to the competency-based approach; as well as the implementation of the Validation of Prior Experience (VAE) process;
• The ongoing development of a framework law on vocational training in Cameroon; the capa- city-building of vocational training and the impro- vement in the response to the ever increasing demand for vocational training.
By creating the Ministry of Employment and Vocational Training (MINEFOP), the President of the Republic placed vocational training in the heart of the development process. It is a decisive solution in favour of structural change and curbing of the socio-economic crisis. Vocational training has to be able to take care of those who leave school, having various levels and types of education and vocational qualification of the educational system. They are estimated at more than 150,000 a year, plus workers and actors in the informal sector who are actually underemployed and who constitute about 84.74% of the active popula- tion, or about 8,200,000 people.
Therefore, the MINEFOP intends to improve the offer of professional integration and continuous training, in collaboration with the ministries having specific needs. Different types and levels will be concerned. Strong involvement of socio-economic and professional circles is equally encouraged and implemented through partnership agreements between colleges, high schools, universities and private compa- nies for a better match training / employment and standards / quality through programmes developed and applied according to the com- petency-based approach, dual education sys- tem. The monitoring and evaluation of the rele- vance of training courses and studies of oppor- tunities will also be needed to enable quality professional training.
 Several actions envisaged by the government for youth employment

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