Dear internet users,
At this time of year when
New Year's greetings are expressed, I am pleased to wish you, on behalf of
the Agency's staff and governing bodies, a happy New Year 2020.
This special glow reflects
an appreciation that is rooted in your unfailing loyalty to the Public
Contracts Regulatory Agency (ARMP).
Indeed, despite a few
technical glitches that have often occurred on our site, albeit only
temporarily, you have always been able to patiently wait for the normal
return of service.
In the same vein, I would
like to express my appreciation for the trust you place in ARMP every day, as
an ever-increasing number of people visit our website, your website.
If I could just make a
little observation, I am pleased to see that this interface, which came into
service on 23 June 2014, is everyday emerging as an interactive and
dynamic information space on the life of the Public Procurement sector.
As it enters its sixth
year of operation, I can assert that our call has not sounded hollow in your
ears, quite the contrary: it has produced an echo, which is perceptible
through the ever-increasing number of visitors that you are, and above all
the length of your stay on your platform.
I would be remiss if I did
not share with you a few statistics that seem to me to be a real indicator of
your interest in us.
The number of visitors
rose from 73,731 in June 2014 to 1,912,534 at the beginning of
January 2020, with all-time record daily accesses of more than 14,000
Dear internet users,
Let me now turn to the
major actions that the Agency has carried out in 2019:
The launch of the campaign
to disseminate the new Public Contracts Code (Centre Region, July 2019 and
the Far North and Northern Regions, November 2019);
The selection of experts
approved by the Central Control Boards, as well as within the analysis
The design of some
The training of actors in
the field of Public Procurement;
The training of
consultants in Pridesoft certification;
We intend to consolidate
these achievements and continue this process of modernising the Public
Contracts system in 2020.
All these actions, as you
may have noticed, aim to improve access to information for the actors of the
Public Procurement system, and fall within the framework of the "Quality
and Governance Public Service" axis of our strategic vision, which is to
make ARMP: “an efficient institution for the socio-economic development of
In doing so, we are
contributing to the Head of State's ongoing desire to set up an efficient and
effective public procurement system, capable of effectively supporting the
implementation of projects designed to transform Cameroon into an emerging
country by 2035, while responding to the call for the capitalisation of Information
and Communication Technologies (ICT), which he made when he addressed the
Youth on 10 February 2016: “Large companies and other structures, both
public and private, are called upon to set an example, by gradually carrying
out their own digital transformation”.
Our hope, dear Internet
users, is that all these efforts will provide you with maximum satisfaction
and contribute to strengthening trust between you and us.
We expect to know that
even more of you are using the range of services offered to you on our