is an organization whose role is to promote good governance in the public
procurement sector and promote the effective realization of investments.
Its creation in 2001 was within the framework of the reform by the State
after joining the Highly Indebted Poor Countries initiative (HIPC). This reform
underpinned, among others, a renewed approach to public institutions through
the establishment in the Cameroon government new rules and practices to promote
economic and administrative efficiency. The fight against corruption, good
governance and decentralization, etc. all occupy a special place in that
Therefore, the positioning of the Agency is based on its strategic Vision
adopted upon proposal of the General Manager, by the Board of Directors at its
session of 28 January 2012. It targets performance objectives aimed at:
"To make ARMP an efficient institution for the
socio-economic development of Cameroon."
the said Vision is the compass of the Agency's 2013-2015 plan of action. It
rests on three (03) measures whose ambition is to give an institutional
response to problems related to the regulation of public procurement and to
ensure the credibility and authority of the structure. These measures are
organized around the following three areas:
The actions envisaged within the quest for performance are the following:
of the organizational structure;
consolidation of financial autonomy;
of the work environment;
promotion of institutional coherence.
position itself as a public service institution, the Agency proposes to
undertake actions along the lines of:
simplification of public procurement
access to information for stakeholders;
the capacity of actors;
an alternative mechanism for resolving disputes arising from public
3. Socio-economic development
It is based on the implementation of the following
measures against corruption in public procurement;
in the improvement of the monitoring and evaluation of the implementation of
the surveillance and control system;
a favourable environment for the creation of viable businesses to contribute in
the creation of decent jobs;
to promoting the effective use of budgetary appropriations.
of instruments and tools have been developed in-house to ensure the effective
implementation of the Agency's performance project.