How Echinops Is Bringing In New Revenue Through ABS

[one_third][/one_third]A few years ago, Echinops giganteus was just an ordinary plant in the Mt. Bamboutus area. The locals here had only used its roots, flowers and leaves to spice traditional dishes called nkui and achu. Outside the kitchen, Echinops was, and still, is, a favourite prescription in the rural pharmacy to treat – yellow fever, … Read more

PPI3 Satisfied With Sponsored Livelihood Projects In Mak-Betchou

[one_third][/one_third]One of the hurdles in environmental conservation is the livelihood of communities living adjacent to protected areas. Suppressing them from exploiting the natural environment for their survival in the name of conservation is often confrontational, hence the need to provide them with alternative sources of livelihoods in order to dissuade them from foraging in protected … Read more

Teenager Quits Wildlife Hunting For Technical Education

[one_third][/one_third]“I quit hunting to pursue a more meaningful future,” says 19-year-old Bobson. After spending the better part of his childhood and teenage years hunting animals in the Proposed Mak-Betchou Wildlife Sanctuary in Lebialem, Bobson Achia Tajouck decided to return to school after. He is currently a form four student at Government Technical College GTC Abebue. … Read more

Mt. Cameroon Communities Boost Conservation of Threatened Trees

[one_third][/one_third]Embola Simon Mossisa is a farmer whose life has been transformed by the growth of nusery development with the aim of replanting threatened trees species. Together with his wife and children, Embola has constructed a 10-000 capacity nursery of Prunus africana and mahogany. Beyond simply raising seedlings of Prunus africana and mahogany, Embola has been … Read more

Agroforestry Fruits of Success

[one_third][/one_third]The new conservation thinking that environmental protection cannot be done on “an empty stomach” is increasingly driving the growing concern to attend to human needs and problems that would make conservation more feasible. By Blaise Jumbam, Payong Prudence & Njumbe Peter Salle Poverty often leads communities to engage in unsustainable, sometimes even outright reckless exploitation … Read more

We Saw It! It Was A Gorilla!

[one_third][/one_third]Nowadays with internet access, humans are able to read and learn about places that you will never imagine they even exist and you will never ever imagine you can be there. My name is Ana Paula. I live in México City, one of the biggest cities in the world. And here I am, in Cameroon. … Read more