Category Archives: Forestry

Kumba Cautioned Against Unsustainable Activities At Lake Barombi

The population of Kumba, Meme Division of Southwest Cameroon, have been reprimanded to shun activities that contribute to the depletion of Lake Barombi. Southwest Regional Delegates of Environment, Protection of Nature and Sustainable Development, Tourism and Leisure and Arts and Culture made the call, Monday May 22, 2017, while celebrating the 25th world biodiversity day. […]

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Kimbi Fungom National Park, Prospective Category 1 Protected Area

After evolving from Fungom Native Authority Forest Reserve in 1932 and Kimbi River Game Reserve in 1964, this biodiversity hotspot, which was last February 2015 christened the        Kimbi-Fungom National Park is en route to becoming a Category 1 protected area. By B. Shancho Ndimuh Created as category 2 protected area with a surface of 95,380, […]

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Discover Mt Bamboutos: Cameroon’s Key Watershed with High Diversity Undergoing Depletion

Mount Bamboutos, which is part of the Cameroon Highlands Forest, represents a key watershed, supplying at least one third of water feeding the major hydro-power system in Cameroon at Edea. The Mountain, which is the third highest peak in West Africa (2,740 metres high), after Mount Cameroon 4,095 metres high) and Mount Oku (3,100 metres […]

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Dryad Project Reinstates Hope In Community Forestry In SW Cameroon

Inhabitants in areas where some community forests were selected for the first phase of the Dryad Project in Southwest Cameroon now believe they can exploit the full potentials of their community forests through sustainable management and exploitation of forest resources for the benefit of the community. This was concluded during a sensitization campaign carried out […]

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Councils Urged To Emulate Buea, Mbonge and Kumba 1 in Reforestation

The Secretary General at the Southwest Governor’s Office, Clement Fondikum, has called on councils in the Southwest Region to follow the examples of the Buea, Mbonge and Kumba 1 Municipalities in fighting climate change and restoring degraded landscapes through tree planting. By Sidonice Ndaka The SG made this call recently during the launch of the […]

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