Mbaminkom mountain forest Important Bird Area (IBA) needs urgent conservation attention
October 14th, 2019
The Mbaminkom mountain Forest ecosystem in the centre region of Cameroon is one of the last refuge of wild population of great apes (Troglodytes gorilla and Pan troglodytes troglodytes -chimpanzees) around the Yaoundé urban city-capital of Cameroon. This forest constitutes the last fragments of primary forest found at the proximity of Yaoundé. The forest offers special habitats for flora and avifauna of sub-montane areas. The avifauna of the ecosystem totals about 360 species noted with the presence of the emblematic grey necked picathartes (Picathartes oreas); a globally threatened species classified as Vulnerable under
WASTE MANAGEMENT IN A WAR ENVIRONMENT, CASE OF THE NORTHWEST AND SOUTHWEST REGIONS OF CAMEROON(WHAT COMMUNITIES CAN DO)
October 8th, 2019
It is an indisputable fact that “the Environment is the most unpublicized victim of war” (UN). Since November 2016, the Northwest and Southwest Regions of Cameroon have been experiencing a socio-political crisis (dubbed the Anglophone Crisis) which escalated into a full-blown armed conflict sometime in 2017 between the English speaking secessionists’ fighters, and the government forces. The persistent state of unrest, has resulted in a severe waste management crisis with potential devastating consequences on the local inhabitants.
New Board member
September 6th, 2019
Dear FEDA members, kindly join me to welcome, Mr Atem Agbor Eyong, a new board member, approved for recruitment at the board meeting of May 18, 2019.
Mr Atem is Senior Database Engineer, who is based in the US and works with the US Department of Agriculture. He pioneered the development and Management of FEDA Website and some of FEDA’s IT related software. He is, in fact, one of the founding members of FEDA.
World Pangolin Day (WPD) 2019.
February 22nd , 2019
The 2019 World Pangolin Day (WPD) celebrations didn’t miss the glamour of the MENTOR-POP (Progress on Pangolins) Fellows, today grouped under the Pangolin Conservation Network (PCN). The eight edition of World Pangolin Day celebrations witnessed the MENTOR-POP alumni celebrating the fourth edition in Cameroon, which they had initiated through the MENTOR-POP Fellowship Program in February 2016.