In his opening speech, Philemon Yang said government has put in place incentives and some exoneration tips for passionate Cameroonians willing to invest back home. He presented government's plea for the diaspora to join in the struggle towards achieving the much talked about Vision 2035. Some of the sectors government is asking the diaspora to invest in include amongst others, agriculture and livestock, transformation of agricultural products, education infrastructure as etc
The spokesperson of the Diaspora declared on behalf of others their desire to build the the country and said they are happy to see how Cameroon is progressing on right path and promised their contribution to build the country. This forum which is taking place under the theme, “Cameroon and its Diaspora, seeks to bring together major stakeholders based in the diasporas who are willing to make their own significant contribution for the development of the nation.