Research Institutes in Cameroon
There are numerous research institutes in Cameroon and many of the universities undertake research in various fields such as medical science, agriculture, social sciences and natural sciences. Research institutes include the Medical Research Institute for Medicinal Plants, the Research Institute for Agronomic Development, Institute for Geological and Mining Research and the International Relations Institute of Cameroon. The state universities at Yaoundé (two), Dschang, Ngaoundéré, Douala and Buéa all undertake varying levels of research. The research sector falls under the purview of the Ministry of Scientific Research and Innovation.