Shortly after his training on Business and Industries coalition , Norbert Sonne, the Forest programme…
Strengthening EGI’s Institutional Capacity within the Framework of the EGI – WWF-CCPO SIDA-funded Green Heart of Africa CSO Support Project (GHOA-CSSP)
In October 2014, the Environmental Governance Institute (EGI) was selected by WWF-Cameroon Country Programme Office…
EGI Facilitates Smallholder Oil Palm Farmers Around the Bakossi National Park form a Cooperative Society
Smallholder oil palm farmers around the Bakossi National Park were supported to organize themselves into a Cooperative…
EGI carried out an assessment of the state of environmental education in Takamanda, in nine villages that make up the south west cluster of the Takamanda National Park. Here is a summary of the findings.
EGI carried out focus group discussions to find out more about the beliefs, knowledge, attitudes and expectations and practice of villagers towards wildlife management in Takamanda National Park. The findings of this exercise highlight a marked positive attitude and effort to contribute to conservation efforts.
In December 2014, EGI carried out a study to generate an inventory of the smallholders of oil palm schemes in Nguti, Tombel and Bangem subdivisions of Kupe Manenguba division, including their farm sizes and scale of production.
When I knocked on the door of EGI in January 2014, I was looking for a place that could help me determine and develop my skills. Now, I am the organization’s Research Assistant.
“We were facing difficulties in getting plants like mango, kola nut, bitter kola, plums and timber, but with this project, we see Manyu division transforming into an agricultural society in the next 20 years,” say participants of agro-forestry project.
While on a field visit, EGI’s community programs officer witnesses an incident that puts her right in the middle of a human-wildlife conflict. it becomes clear to her that when it boils down to it, the community members will do what they need to protect themselves and their livelihoods.
Children are constantly engaging with the environment. Since the beginning of the year, EGI has been providing a platform for them to air their views and share their lessons with each other and the world.