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Niger Hosts Conference On Restoration Of Deforested Land

The second African Forest Landscape Restoration Initiative meeting held in Niamey, September 26-28, in partnership with the Government of Niger. The event, organised by NEPAD Agency in its role as AFR100 Secretariat and supported by BMZ, IUCN, World Resources Institute, WRI, the World Bank and the Global Landscapes Forum, GLF. African Forest Landscape Restoration Initiative, AFR100, Annual Partnership Meeting, ...Full Article

Over 50,000 People May Be Rendered Homeless In Bakassi

By Maxcel Fokwen Thousands of inhabitants in the Bakassi Peninsula, Southwest Region may be rendered homeless in the next two years as a result of rising sea levels that ...Full Article

GS Nsoung Wins WWF’s ESD Award

By Francis Tim Mbom Government Primary School, GS, Nsoung has won the Education for Sustainable Development, ESD, prize. The prize was handed to the school on April 17 by ...Full Article

Gov’t Destroys Guns, Confiscates Ammunitions In War Against Poaching

By Isidore Abah The Government of Cameroon has destroyed 616 guns and 2,713 munitions seized from poachers over a period of five years in the East Region of the ...Full Article

Activist Granted FCFA 1.2-million Bail Over Herakles Case

By Maxcel Fokwen Environmental activist, Nasako Besingi, has been granted FCFA 1.2million bail. Nasako was slammed a jail sentence following a Mundemba Magistrate Court ruling, November 3, 2015. The ...Full Article

UN Habitat, Gov’t To Eradicate Bamenda III Slums

By Chris Mbunwe & *Emmanuel Ngwa In a bid to fight frequent landslides, floods and urban poverty, the UN Habitat and the Government of Cameroon have resolved to eradicate ...Full Article

Indigenous People Obtain Hunting Rights For Ritual Purposes

By Yerima Kini Nsom Indigenous Bagyelis communities living around Campo Ma’an National Park in the South Region of Cameroon have been granted regulated access to hunt wildlife species for ...Full Article

Wildlife Personnel Empowered To Fight Criminality

By Isidore Abah With Field Reports 40 control officers of the Ministry of Forestry and Wildlife, MINFOF, in the East Region of Cameroon have taken an oath as judicial ...Full Article

African Wildlife Ministers Declare War On Poaching

By Yerima Kini Nsom Ministers of the Organisation for Wildlife in Africa, OCFSA, have pledged to arrest the current upsurge of poaching on the continent. They made the pledge ...Full Article

Rangers Seize 31 Elephant Tusks In South Region

By Bouddih Adams with field reports April 7, 2015, forest rangers in the South Region of Cameroon seized 31 elephant tusks, weighing 61kg, from two traffickers. The traffickers abandoned ...Full Article
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