The zone to host giant industries is located at Mile 6 Nkwen.

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The population of Bamenda is highly appreciative of the coming of an industrial zone in the region and has promised to collaborate when ever need arises. This was during a working visit paid by MAGZI officials to the region recently. The officials of the Institution for the Management of Industrial Zones- MAGZI  also came to  evaluate the work done so far on the site where the industries will be planted.

On the ground it was observed that  about 1.3km of road leading to the site has been tarred with bridges and culverts built, electricity  has been installed while 21 pillars have been planted round the industrial zone.  While presenting the Bamenda industrial Zone, the Technical Adviser at MAGZI  Ndifor Tita said  the zone  covers about 44 hectares of land and has been divided into eight platforms. So far, he went on, the works have been carried out there to make it convenient for industries to occupy. He said studies are still going on to install others facilities like water amongst others.

He reminded all that in 2012 MAGZI paid FCFA 220 million to the people that had land in that area.  According to the General Manager of MAGZI, Christol Georges Manon, the zone might go operational by mid 2016 as more that 50 % of the work has been done. He thanked the people of Nkwen for being so cooperative. He called on other custodians of the lands in the region to offer more land as the 44 hectares of land is not enough to accommodate the number of companies that are already applying.  

He however called on interested industrialists to deposit their applications at the regional delegation of mines Bamenda. Meanwhile, the Secretary General in the North West Governors office Absalom Monono Woloua called on MAGZI to speed up works on the site as the people of the region are anxious to see more industries.  He equally appreciated the work done so far and called on industrialists from the region to apply and occupy land.

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Sur le terrain, on a pu constater que environ de 1,3 kilomètres de la route menant au site a été goudronnée, et des ponts et ponceaux construits, l'électricité a été installé, tandis que 21 piliers ont été plantés autour de la zone industrielle. Lors de la présentation de la Zone industrielle de Bamenda, le Conseiller technique de la MAGZI, Ndifor Tita a indiqué que la zone qui couvre environ 44 hectares de terres a été divisé en huit plates-formes. Jusqu'à présent, a-t-il poursuivi, les travaux ont été effectués ici pour rentre le site convenable que les industries puissent loccuper. Il a ajouté que des études sont toujours en cours pour installer d'autres équipements comme l'eau, entre autres.

Il a rappelé à tous que, en 2012 la MAGZI a indemnisé les anciens propriétaires des terres situées dans cette zone à hauteur de 220 millions de FCFA. Selon le directeur général de la MAGZI, Christol Georges Manon, la zone pourrait être opérationnelle à la mi 2016, puisque plus de 50% du travail a été fait. Il a remercié les populations de Nkwen pour leur coopération avant d'appeler les propriétaires de la région à offrir plus de terres que les 44 hectares de terres sont insuffisants pour accueillir le nombre d'entreprises qui ont déjà manifesté leur intérêt.