Agricultural, roads and energy infrastructure feature prominently in the government investment programme in the region.
The South West Region which consist of six administrative divisions (units) has been allocated some FCFA 20,693,320 for the 2020 public investment budget (PIB) according to the Project Log Book. This amount is intended to tackle the numerous development challenges of the region. It accrues from various investments heads of different ministerial departments with projects identified in each Division (Fako, Kupe Muanenguba, Meme, Ndian, Manyu and Lebialem). The education sector carries the bulk of these investments with the construction and equipment of classrooms and latrines in all sub-divisions. Apart from classroom, the provision of drinking water, rural electrification of some communities and the opening of farm-to-market roads also feature prominently in the project log book for almost every sub-division. In the South West, one can identify projects like the construction of a modern central market in Muyuka, the construction of a fishing centre in Tiko, construction of a wharf at the Ekondo Titi Beach, continue of Kumba- Mamfe road construction, asphalting works on Melong-Bangem road, technical studies for the construction of the 193km Melong-Bangem-Tombel-Nguti road, amongst others. In preparation for AFCON 2021, the streets of Buea will be lighted as well as roads rehabilitated while the Limbe Omnisport stadium will also witness extension works. It is worth noting that the Finance Law for 2020 also makes a special provision of FCFA 120 million for the reconstruction of the South West and North West regions ravaged by the socio-political crisis.