Category Archives: Forestry

Recycled Cellphones To Stop Deforestation

If a tree falls in the forest, does it make a sound? Sure it does and a company by the name of Rainforest Connection hopes one of its cell phones will be around to hear it. The San Francisco nonprofit plans to install used Android smartphones in rainforests to help curtail illegal logging. Here is […]

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10.000 More Threatened Trees Planted In Mt. Cameroon Area

Ten thousand Zebra wood (Microbelinia bisulcata), Prunus Africana, mahogany and other threatened trees species have been planted in the Mt. Cameroon area. The trees were planted just a few weeks after a similar exercise implanted 10.000 other trees in the Bakingili Community Forest in the West Coast, Fako Division, South West Region. By Regina Leke […]

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Melong Group Plants 1000 Watershed Trees

A new farming group in Moungo Division, Littoral Region, has planted 1.000 Acacia trees along their water catchment to protect and increase the supply of water. Supported by US Charity Trees for the Future, Group de Plantation Soptowa (GPST) planted the trees recently in Melong II, in a move to provide water for some 500 […]

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Minister, Stop Nigerians Destroying Bakassi Forests!

They cut over 5.000 pieces of wood every week and smuggle the booty by sea to Ekan and Calabar markets in Nigeria. By Regina Fonjia Leke The Cameroon government is working hard to restore forest vegetations to their former glory. But not everyone is cooperating. Illegal loggers, timber dealers, government officials, locals and now illicit […]

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Kugwe Community Donates 6 Hectares To TREES Cameroon

The people of Kugwe of Batibo Subdivision, Momo Division in the Northwest, have donated six hectares of land to the Cameroon Program of US Charity Trees for the Future. The gift will support TREES Cameroon’s mission of agro-forestry, forest garden approach and programme extension. The Chairman of the Kugwe Project announced the gift during the […]

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