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Research areas

Our research areas are multiple and varied following each research institute.

Institut de Recherche Médicales et d’Etudes de Plantes Médicinales (IMPM)

  1. Medical Research;
  2. Medicinal Research
  3. Research in food and nutrition;
  4. Research on emerging diseases, re-emergences and nuclear medicine (CREMER).

National Education Center (CNE)

  1. Economic and Environmental Studies;
  2. Studies of Arts, Religions and Civilizations;
  3. Political and Legal Studies;
  4. Studies in Education, Language and Humanity;
  5. Social Studies.

National Institute of Cartography (INC)

  1. Development of government environmental policy;
  2. Study and mapping of natural risks, in conjunction with the National Council for Civil Protection;

Institute of Agricultural Research for Development (IRAD)

  1. Research on Marine Ecosystems (CERECOMA)
  2. Specialized Oil Palm Research Center (CEREPAH)
  3. African Banana and Plantain Research Center (CARBAP)
  4. Forest and Environment Research Center (CEREFEN)
  5. Agricultural Research
  6. Improvement of breeding techniques

Institute of Geological and Mining Research (IRGM)

  1. Geology and Mineral Resources
  2. Hydrology and hydrogeology
  3. Energy
  4. Environment and natural risks
  5. Image processing

Mission to Promote Local Materials (MIPROMALO)

  1. Design and manufacturing of production equipment
  2. Materials R&D
  3. Laboratory analysis
  4. Technical assistance for construction projects
  5. Professional formation center
  6. Pilot and industrial production of local materials (blocks of compressed earth, fired bricks, tiles, cut stones, wood drying)
  7. Mechanical Manufacturing Unit for the production of production equipment
  8. Engineering office for carrying out architectural and topographical studies, plans and quotes
  9. Quality control of finished products
  10. Prospecting and estimation of deposits for the production of construction materials.

National Technology Development Committee (CNDT)

  1. Collection, processing and dissemination of documentation and information both on the development and on the processes for using technologies;
  2. Study of methods of acquiring and adapting technologies;
  3. Inventory and promotion of local technologies;
  4. Choice of foreign technologies likely to contribute effectively to the socio-economic development of Cameroon;
  5. Organization of seminars and conferences relating to the development of technologies.