Order of Merit (Cameroon)

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This article is about the Cameroonian order. For similarly named orders, see Order of Merit (disambiguation).
Order of Merit
Ordre du Mérite Camerounais
Awarded by  Cameroon
Type Order
Awarded for High services to the State
Next (higher) Order of Valour
Next (lower) Order of Agricultural Merit (Cameroon)
Order of Merit (Cameroon).svg
Ribbon bar of the order

The Order of Merit is an order of knighthood of the Cameroon.


It is regulated by the ordonnance N° 72/24 of 30 November 1972. It is one of the four orders of Cameroon:[1]


The ribbon of the order is yellow since 1972. It was made of red, yellow and green stripes earlier.


The Order of Merit is suddivided into four grades of merit :

  • Grand Cordon
  • Commander
  • Officer
  • Knight

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