Cameroon is a country with about 26.6 million inhabitants. It borders Nigeria, Chad, the Central African Republic, the Republic of Congo, Gabon, Equatorial Guinea, and the Atlantic Ocean. The largest cities are the capital Yaoundé and the port city Douala. The latter is an important hub for the landlocked member states of the Central African Economic and Monetary Community (CEMAC).

DGRV works in a partnership approach with MUFID Union (Union des Mutuelles Financières de Développement).

Our project work with MUFID Union includes among many other to improve the role of cooperatives in agricultural financing. Strengthening and stabilising cooperative structures and their network structures improves access to agricultural finance products, especially for the rural population.

Sustainable Development Goals

Our project in Cameroon contributes to several Sustainable Development Goals, especially:


Project Director

Holger Grimm

Clerical Assistant

Christiana Donchi



The Union des Mutuelles Financières de Développement is the Apex-Body of the MUFID network in Cameroon. The MUFID network has more than 110 service points in the ten regions of Cameroon and has more than 250,000 members. It is a microfinance institution of the first category as classified by the Banking Commission of Central Africa (COBAC). It was created on 30/10/2019, registered in the Register of Cooperatives on 22/11/2019, approved by COBAC on 17/12/2019 and accredited by the Monetary Authority of Cameroon on 22/04/2020.

Directorate of local and Community Development within the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development

The Department of Cooperatives is responsible for the registration, audit, supervision, promotion, education, and training of all cooperatives in Cameroon.



B.P. 6560
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