Access and Benefit Sharing (ABS) is the fair and equitable distribution of benefits arising from the use of genetic resources and their related traditional
Month: June 2018
Community members from two Fondoms in Lebialem Division, and 10 villages in Kupe Muanenguba Division, have urged the Cameroon Government to create a new wildlife sanctuary in their area. They resonated their voices, during a workshop to gather their opinions over the possibility of creating the Bangwa-Mbo wildlife sanctuary, adjacent to their villages. The community members that included the Njoagwi and Essoh-Attah Fondoms in Lebialem, and the Nkongho-Mbo villages that included: Mbetta, Fonki, Njungo, Mbemfe, Lebeh, Nzelette, Ngientu, Lebock, all in Kupe Muanenguba Divisions of the Southwest Region.
The World Agroforestry Organisation, ICRAF, has approved the development of enterprises in two community forests in Fako Division, Southwest Region. This was made known by
The Environment and Rural Development Foundation (ERuDeF) is carrying out activities that will culminate in the planting of three million trees in some 15 divisions of the Northwest, Southwest, West and Littoral regions of Cameroon by the end of 2018. Targeted divisions include; Meme, Fako, Lebialem, Kupe Muanenguba, Bamboutos, Haut Nkam, Menou, Moungo, Ngoketunjia, Menchum, Momo, Mezam,Bui, Boyo, Donga Matum.
The Government of Cameroon has created another Community Forest (CF) in the Upper Bayang Sub-division Manyu Division, Southwest Cameroon. The CF called the BEET Community
The Due Diligence process for the Bakingili and MBAAH Community Forests (CFs) have been conducted. It was done recently through a series of processes to
The people of Wabane and Alou Sub-divisions have validated a proposed Management Plan for the Tofala Hill Wildlife Sanctuary (THWS). Tofala, as it is simply
One of the villages in Batcham Sub Division, Bamboutos Division in the West Region of Cameroon, Bangang, has celebrated the maiden edition of its Trees Day, being the first village within Cameroon to engage in such environmentally friendly initiative.
An association of traditional rulers within the Mount Bamboutos area dubbed the Mount Bamboutos Fon’s Association (MBFA) has been created to ensure effective grassroots participation and involvement in the sustainable management of the Mount Bamboutos ecosystem.