WWF, the World Bank and the Government of Cameroon have hailed the Ngoyla Wildlife Reserve in Cameroon as a success for conservation.
On July 23 and 24, under the canopy of the Nomedjo community forest, the Gbabandi Platform came together for its second General Assembly. Gbabandi comprises eight indigenous organisations, and over 100 Baka and Bagyeli attended the meeting, travelling from across Cameroon's forests.
The overall aim of this note is to gather perceptions held by local and indigenous communities currently managing, or setting up, community forests in Cameroon.
Under threat of land grabbing by agribusiness company Biopalm, indigenous Bagyeli women from the department of Océan say no to oil palm production in their forests.
A member of one of Cameroon’s Baka Communities in the Ngoyla Mintom area, talks about being driven out of his ancestral forests, and the issues his people face on a daily basis through lack of land rights and lack of access to food, medicine and education.
Un miembro de una de las comunidades Baka de la zona de Ngoyla Mintom de Camerún, habla de ser expulsado de su bosque ancestral y de los problemas a los que se enfrenta su pueblo a diario a por la falta de derechos territoriales y la falta de acceso a alimentos, medicinas y educación.
Alternative report submitted by Association Okani and FPP to the Pre-Sessional Working Group of the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR), 3-16 April 2018, to assist with the preparation of the list issues to consider in the forthcoming examination of the State Report of the Republic of Cameroon.
La Asociación Okani y FPP han presentado un informe alternativo al grupo de trabajo anterior al período de sesiones del Comité de Derechos Económicos, Sociales y Culturales (CESCR por sus siglas en inglés), que se reunirá del 3 al 6 de abril de 2018, con el fin a ayudar a preparar la lista
Cameroon’s forest indigenous peoples’ platform has released a Declaration calling for respect of their customary tenure rights. It further calls for change from the State and other actors on consent, chiefdoms, benefit sharing and participation.
A group of indigenous peoples in Cameroon have released a Declaration calling for respect of their customary tenure rights. It further calls for change from the State and other actors on consent, chiefdoms, benefit sharing and participation.
Un grupo de pueblos indígenas en Camerún ha emitido una declaración en la que exigen el respeto de sus derechos de tenencia consuetudinarios.
Indonesia’s largest palm oil company, Sinar Mas, ran into trouble recently when communities in Liberia complained about a 33,000 ha.