56th AGA-4th African Coffee Symposium Yaoundé, November 2016

The Inter African Coffee Organisation (IACO) has the honour to invite its Member States to its 2016 Annual Meetings, including the Coffee Scientific Conference, the 4th African Coffee Symposium and the 56th Annual General Assembly to be held in Yaoundé, Cameroon, from 27 November to 03 December 2016 as indicated in the attached provisional programme.

The General Secretariat would appreciate if Member States could communicate the composition of their delegations not later than 15 October 2016.


Participants are requested to register at the IACO Desk upon arrival in Yaoundé. However, to expedite the process, provision has been made for registration on the IACO Website (www.iaco-oiac.org) and Delegates are encouraged to use this option.


Reports of the Technical Committees will be sent to Delegates by email prior to the opening of the meetings. However, hard copies will be given to each Delegate, (three (3) per Member Country), on arrival.

Participants programmed to deliver speeches or make presentations are advised to provide copies (hard and soft) of their documents to the IACO Secretariat for the Interpreters and Delegates not later than 30 October 2016.

List of hotels

The list of selected hotels with rates (in the vicinity of the conference venue) will be sent in due course. Delegates are advised to make early reservations to avoid unpleasant surprises.

General Programme

The Provisional Programme of the General Assembly and the Symposium is herewith attached.

The Government of the Republic of Cameroon and the Inter African Coffee Organisation (IACO) have the pleasure to welcome you and wish you a pleasant stay in Cameroon.