Category Archives: Environment

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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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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Buea Residents Decry Neglect of Bakweri Town-Sandpit Road

Some patches of roads in Buea have gone several centimetres deep following the wear and tear of the tar. Amid the thick and thin road users go through, the local administration of the municipality, remains largely unconcerned. The stretch of the road from ‘Pala-Pala’ field (Bakweri town) to Frankfills junction (Sandpit) in Buea, is a […]

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Tofala 3 Years After Gazettement; Challenges, Prospects

The Tofala Hill Wildlife Sanctuary is three! It was created by a Prime Ministerial Decree Number 20145212 of September 29, 2014 for the conservation of some key bodiversity species.  It includes, 40 Cross River Gorilla, over 150 Nigerian Cameroon Chimpanzees, unknown population of Drills and other biodiversity species.The birth of this 8,087 (Eight thousand and […]

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Houses Around Water Catchments Should Be Demolished- Dr.Fokam

“If I meet the Mayor of this municipality and policy makers of this country I will advise them that all houses found between 30 to 50 meters around the water catchments should be demolished and all farming activities stopped,” said Dr. Eric Fokam, of the University of Buea in an interview granted The Green Vision […]

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