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Biography
Biography of the Minister

 Name : MBARGA ATANGANA

 First names : Luc Bienvenu Magloire

 Date and place of birth : 8 July 1954 at Nsazomo (Centre Region, Mefou and Afamba Division)

 Marital Status : Married – With four (4) children

 

ACADEMICS AND QUALIFICATIONS

  1987 – 1988

  • Diplôme d’Études Supérieures Spécialisées (DESS)-Diploma of Specialized Higher Studies -in Government Corporation Law (Universités Paris Dauphine et Paris Sud): Mention bien (Fair Mark).
  • Graduate from the long-cycle system of the Paris- based International Institute of Public Administration (IIAP), René CASSIN Batch – Specialization: Government Corporation and Development

 

 April – June 1988

  • Field work Practice in Services de la Ville de Paris (Road Network, Water and Cleanliness), of S.A.G.E.P (Societé Anonyme de Gestion des eaux de Paris) and of La Lyonnaise des Eaux.

 1983 – 1984

  • Diplôme d’Études Supérieures Spécialisées (DESS) -Diploma of Specialized Higher Studies-in International Traffic, Maritime and Air Transport at Université deParis 1 – Panthéon – Sorbonne.

 1976 – 1977

  • Bachelor of Law and in Economics (Master) Specialization in Public Law at the University of Yaoundé: Mention Bien (Fair Mark).

 1972 – 1973

  • Baccalauréat Série A2 ( GCE Advanced Level) in Moyen Séminaire (Middle Seminary) of Mvolye (Yaoundé): Mention Bien (Fair Mark).

 

WORKING EXPERIENCE

February 2008

  • Board Chairman of the Hydrocarbons Price Stabilization Fund (HPSF).

 Since December 2004

  • Minister of Trade of the Republic of Cameroon.

 March 2003

  • Board Chairman of la Société des Bananeraies de la M’Bome.LaM’Bome banana plantationCompany.
  • Since the liberalization of banana trade in Cameroon (February 1991 till date: Executive Secretary of the Cameroon Association of Banana Producers (ASSOBACAM), with Residence in Paris.

 1995 – 2003

  • Secretary General of all Banana Companies of Moungo (SPNP/SBM/PHP/SAB).

 February 1983 – February 1991:

  • Opening of the Delegation of Cameroon Banana Corporation (OCB) in Paris – First Delegate of the Organisation for Europe and Northern Africa, with residence in Paris.

 1 July 1982 – February 1983:

  • Sales Manager at the Headquaters of Cameroon Banana Corporation (OCB) in Douala. Establishing the Whole Corporation and administrative and commercial procedures.

 November 1997 – 30 June 1981:

  • Special Recruitment (based on academic results) at CameroonNational Social Security Fund (NSSF)

 

FUNCTIONS

  • Assistant to the Head of Administrative Service
  • Head of Studies Service
  • Executive assistant (at that time Aide No.1 to the General Manager).

 

OTHERS

  • Member of the ACP Banana Working Group.
  • Spokesperson for African countries banana producers with the European Parliament and the European Commission.Spokesperson for African banana- producing countries with the European Parliament and the European Commission.
  • Full Member of the Ad hoc Committee established by the European Commission for the Banana market within the European Union.
  • Leading role in negotiations and the development of the EU banana import regime.
  • Participation in various GATT and WTO panels on Banana (Geneva)
  • May 1997 in Rome:Rapporteur of the 15thSession of the FAO Intergovernmental Group on bananas (Report adopted unanimously by all countries which were present or represented with congratulations from all Governments - Group members).
  • Member of many Cameroonian Economic or Political Delegations worlwide (China, Europe, Mauritius, etc.);
  • Member and Rapporteur of the Supervisory Board of the Banana Economic Interest Group (GIEB) - Paris, from 1987 to its dissolution (1993);
  • Administrator of the Interprofessional Committee for Bananas (IPC) - Paris, from 1987 to its dissolution (1993).

 

HONOURARY DISTINCTIONS

  • Knight of the National Order of Valour, (Decree No.2001/019 of 26 February 2001);
  • Grand Officer of the Community Order of Merit (CEMAC) in 2007.

 

Ministerial Team
MBARGA ATANGANA
Luc magloire MBARGA ATANGANA
The Minister of Trade
NKOUABVOUMA
Jules Martin NKOUABVOUMA
Inspector No.1
MOUSSA SANWARD
MOUSSA SANWARD
Inspector No.2
BASSILEKIN III
Achile BASSILEKIN III
The Secretary-General
KOA
Jacqueline KOA
The Inspector General
BOUBA AOUSSINE
BOUBA AOUSSINE
Technical Adviser No.1
JACKAI
Derrick Mosima JACKAI
Technical Adviser No.2
TEMFOMO
Adija TEMFOMO
Project Planning and Statistics Division Head
MBARGA BIHINA
Valentin MBARGA BIHINA
Internal Trade Director
TSEGUI
David TSEGUI
Metrology, Quality and Price Director
MOTOMBY
Joseph ndumbe MOTOMBY
External Trade Director
ABESSOLO MONEFONG
Martin Charles ABESSOLO MONEFONG
National Fraud Prevention and Elimination Brigade
ZANGA NDJINANG
Nicanor ZANGA NDJINANG
General Affairs Director
Frequently Asked Questions
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Latest News
    Delegation of American Businessmen received at Ministry of Trade    A visiting American business delegation on Tuesday April, 23rd 2013, held talks with the Minister of Trade, Luc Magloire MBARGA ATANGANA, during an audience granted them at the conference hall of his Ministerial building.                44 repaired ovens handed over to cocoa farmers in the South West Region    Cocoa plays a key role in Cameroon’s National Economy. In order to meet up requerements of European Union, Cameroonian authorities in the cocoa sector have taken a number of long-lasting measures to better production.                Mincommerce Receives New Year Wishes    Workers of the Ministry of Trade, its partners, consumer protection associations and businessmen, on January 30, 2013 assembled at the Mont Febe hall to shake hands with Minister.                Periodic markets handed over to local authorities    Thirteen market-places built using the funds of the public investment budget were handed over to local authorities (councils).                Cameroon – Tunisia : the impact of the Joint Commission    Seven cooperation agreements were signed between Tunisia and Cameroon last May 9 at the closing ceremony of the Ninth Session of the Large Joint Commission between both countries.                Cocoa and Coffee Inter-professional Board: New Executive Secretary Installed    The new Executive Secretary for the Cocoa and Coffee Inter-professional Board (CCIB) Omer Gatien MALEDY has been called upon to render the cocoa and coffee sectors competitive in the international market. The call was made by the Minister of Trade, Luc Magloire MBARGA ATANGANA, in Douala April 11 2012, during a ceremony to install him into his functions.                PROMOTE    PROMOTE as an instrument of economic development in Cameroon