Adeline Tengem is a Cameroonian borne in the Northwest Region of Cameroon. She is a holder of Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) degree in Botany and Plant Physiology and a minor degree in Horticulture from the University of Buea. Adeline currently coordinates the “Conservation of Threatened Trees of the Mt. Cameroon area” project at the Environment and Rural Development Foundation, ERuDeF, a Cameroon based Non Profit Non Governmental Organization (NGO), whose mission is to conserve Wildlife and protect fragile ecosystems through training, research, capacity building and community engagement in Cameroon.
She is formal project Assistant for the same project since January 2014. Within her capacity, she has much experience in project management. Besides other activities within the framework of this project, she has conducted an ethno-botanical survey on the economic importance of threatened trees of the Mt. Cameroon area to the local communities. She undertakes multi-projects in local communities/Community Forests within the Mt. Cameroon Region.
Adeline was involved in forest inventories and surveys to mark the existence of threatened trees within the National Park, Community Forests and Forest Reserves (this included trees identification, tagging and seeds collection). While managing a 20,000 capacity threatened trees nursery in Buea, she established and controlled 4 community nurseries (of 2000 capacity each) in 4 clusters of the Mt. Cameroon National Park, worked together with communities, building their capacities in nursery establishment of threatened trees and management. She has good reporting skills and knowledge about proposal writing.