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Green Mount Cameroon

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Green Mount Cameroon
Chief Masango Sone, RCE Buea
8th African RCE Meeting
8-10 August, 2018, Zomba, Malawi

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Green Mount Cameroon

  1. 1. Green Mount Cameroon Presented by: Chief Masango Sone of Mbwenge Barombi CEO of Green Cameroon Chair of RCE Buea, Cameroon
  2. 2. Objectives Introduce the Green Mount Cameroon project as a collaborative initiative of RCE Buea towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG)
  3. 3. Content - RCE Buea - Mount Cameroon Forest Region - Green Mount Cameroon project - Conclusion
  4. 4. RCE Buea - 2010, commenced application for acknowledgement process - 2011, partial acknowledgement - 2012, full acknowledgement
  5. 5. Vision Address major socio-economic and environmental challenges identified in the south west region of Cameroon and to promote Education for Sustainable Development initiatives.
  6. 6. Composition - NGOs - Primary, Secondary and High Schools - Higher Education Institutions - Small Enterprises - Companies - Municipal Councils
  7. 7. Mount Cameroon Forest Region - COVERS A SURFACE AREA OF ABOUT 225, 000 HA - SPANS ACROSS FAKO AND MEME DIVISIONS HIGHEST PEAK IN W.A OF ABOUT 4095 M ASL
  8. 8. Relevance - Source of many life dependent products (edible and non edible) - Rich biodiversity with about 49 endemic taxa (plant) including many threatened animal species
  9. 9. Relevance - Main climatic regulator for the region - Attends to health and cultural needs of inhabitant - A gigantic water catchment for most lower altitude streams - Aesthetic value
  10. 10. Threats to forest and biodiversity
  11. 11. Threats to forest and biodiversity
  12. 12. Green Mount Cameroon
  13. 13. Objective To contribute towards the conservation of biodiversity in the Mount Cameroon Forest Region by reducing the pressure mounted on our forest by community demand for fuel wood (fire wood used in cooking and household heating)
  14. 14. Our Solution Putting in place a mechanism for the conservation of existing forest and replacement of lost forest in the Mount Cameroon Region.
  15. 15. Methodology - Sensitisation campaign - Creation and ravitalisation of school clubs - Capacity building workshops - Establishment of tree nurseries - Tree planting
  16. 16. Gallery
  17. 17. Relevance to SDG 1. END POVERTY IN ALL ITS FORMS EVERYWHERE 6. ENSURE AVAILABILITY AND SUSTAINABLE MANAGEMENT OF WATER AND SANITATION FOR ALL 8. PROMOTE SUSTAINED, INCLUSIVE AND SUSTAINABLE ECONOMIC GROWTH, FULL AND PRODUCTIVE EMPLOYMENT, AND DECENT WORK FOR ALL 12. ENSURE SUSTAINABLE CONSUMPTION AND PRODUCTION PATTERNS 13. TAKE URGENT ACTION TO COMBAT CLIMATE CHANGE AND ITS IMPACTS
  18. 18. Thank You!!! Name of RCE: RCE Buea Contact Person: H M Chief Masango Sone registered address: P.O. Box 96 Buea, Up Court, Buea Town, Buea, Cameroon. Communication Address: Telephone: (+237) 677 756 881 696 366 949 email: info@greencameroon.org rcebuea@gmail.com website: www.greencameroon.org

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