Category Archives: Editorial

What Rural Communities Must Know About Climate Change

“When you change the climate, you change everything.” I have heard this assertion many times, as well as read it many times. Whether read or heard, it expresses the important role climate plays in the environmental system of our planet, to the extent that minor changes in climate have major and complex effects. Climate is […]

Read more ...

Biodiversity Extinction Crisis In Cameroon

From 1980 when the 1st Forestry policy was enacted, through 1994 and 1996 respectively, when the Forestry and Environment Policies were legislated, to the most recent movement to rewrite a new and more dynamic forest policy, there has been a consistent effort by the government of Cameroon to improve on the management of forestry and […]

Read more ...

Lebialem Division: Epitome of Underdevelopment

  Lebialem Division is undoubtedly one of the victims crying out loud to the Government of Cameroon over chronic abandonment of the Division from development projects. Known for its biodiversity riches, Lebialem Division hosts the Tofala Hill Wildlife Sanctuary and Proposed Mak-Betchou Wildlife Sanctuary with great wildlife species and ecotourism potentials. It is also known […]

Read more ...

Bonakanda in Dire Need Of Potable Water As Dry Season Approaches

Bonakanda is one of the largest villages in Buea Sub-division with a population of circa 3000. Rainwater serves as their primary source of potable water. As the rainy season gradually gives way, the people of this village are becoming more and more distraught with the gradual disappearance of their ultimate source of portable water. Shancho […]

Read more ...

Gov’t’s Response To Natural Disasters;

More Reactive than Proactive? Last Friday August 4, 2017, the people of Essoh-Attah in the Lebialem Division, Southwest Cameroon were going by their daily activities when they observed the ‘earth moving’ accompanied by a flood. The flood made its way down to Abuebue, destroying houses along the way, burying Chief Fuakalem and consuming part of […]

Read more ...