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TCHUINTE Madeleine

TCHUINTE Madeleine

Minister of Scientific Research and Innovation

THE MINISTER OF SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH AND INNOVATION is responsible for the elaboration and implementation of Government policy in matters of scientific research and innovation. 

As such, he has as duty to:

- promote, coordinate, and control scientific research activities with a view to promoting economic, social and cultural development;

- promote, disseminate and use research results in collaboration with all sectors of the national economy, Ministries and relevant bodies;

- manage international cooperation in matters of scientific research and innovation in collaboration with the Ministry of External Relations, the Ministry of Higher Education and Relevant ministries; 

- ensure technological watch in collaboration with the Relevant ministries; 

- monitor research in the domain of traditional medicine in collaboration with the Ministry of Public Health and other Relevant ministries.

He supervises the Mission for the Promotion of Local Materials (MIPROMALO), the National Radiation Protection Agency (NRPA) and Research Institutes, namely: 

- Institute of Agricultural Research for Development (IRAD);

- Institute of Geological and Mining Research (IRGM);

- Research Institute for Medicinal Plants (IRMP);

- National Institute of Cartography (INC)

Cameroon in brief

Capital City : Yaounde
Area : 475 442 km2
Population : 23 739 218 hab. (2015)
Currency : Franc CFA BEAC (XAF)