Category Archives: Conservation

MINFOF Gets New Boss, Amid Growing Conservation Concerns

The Ministry of Forestry and Wildlife (MINFOF), now has a new boss to pilot its activities. Jules Doret Ndongo, was appointed through a president decree of Friday March 2, 2018. He takes over from Philip Ngolle Ngwesse, who has been heading the Ministry for over 5 years now. Yanick Fonki Jules Doret Ndongo, hitherto served […]

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Anglophone Crisis: Reminiscence of Bleak January 2017

On that famous Tuesday January 1, 2017, denizens from the Northwest and Southwest Regions, had intensified ghost towns across all Divisions. Yanick Fonki & B. Shancho Ndimuh The people had risen to the high call for ‘Mami-water’ ghost town, after Paul Ghogomu Mingo, Head of the Government delegation negotiating with the then Consortium leaders, had […]

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War On Separatists Brings Constant Water, Electricity Supply To Manyu

For those conversant with Mamfe, capital city of Manyu, Southwest Cameroon, the bitter tale of epileptic electricity and portable water supply is definitely not strange to them. Melvis Takang It has been a way of life for many in that part of the country to go for weeks, if not, months, without electricity or portable […]

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Cameroon Agroforestry Farmers’ Network Created

Some 15 Agroforestry Farmers’ Networks Coordinators from across four regions of Cameroon, have come together under one umbrella, to create a National Network. They unanimously agreed on creating the network, during the just ended annual review and planning meeting for Agroforestry Coordinators held in Buea, February 9 2018.  Melvis Takang Ma-Ebai They approved to call […]

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Mak-Betchou, Gov’t Estate Not ERuDeF’s Reserve – Louis Nkembi

“No private individual or organisation has the right to own any reserve in Cameroon except planted forests. Mak-Betchou, like all other protected areas in Cameroon, once created will be owned by the state. Its creation is totally led and managed by MINFOF with technical and logistical support from the ERuDeF. So, Mak-Betchou is Government’s estate […]

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