This is a revelation that was made this Wednesday, December 1, 2021, by the Minister of Public Works, Emmanuel Nganou Djoumessi, during his visit to the National Assembly.
During the year 2021, Cameroon asphalted a total of 778.6 km of new roads, according to the report carried out on December 1, 2021 in Yaoundé by the Minister of Public Works, Emmanuel Nganou Djoumessi, during the defense of its envelope budget 2022 in front of the deputies.
Thanks to this performance, he said, the length of the asphalt road network in the country “will have increased by 9.41%, from 8,347.91 km in 2020 to 9,133.69 km in 2021” . Anything that will, he continued, “substantially improve the contribution of the construction sector to growth.”
Moreover, during the year 2022, the finalized road works will be less numerous than in 2021. Indeed, according to the projections of the Ministry of Public Works, only 492.2 km of new roads will have to be paved in 2022, i.e. a linear 286.4 km less year-on-year.
At the same time, we officially learned, road works will start on a linear stretch of 381.5 km, while 171.5 km of asphalt roads will be rehabilitated, against 709.7 km of asphalt roads maintained the same year.