Latest news from Green Cameroon
Now, in the Orphanages, the Green Orphange Program
Green Cameroon is currently running an intensive program in Orphanages
in Buea sub-division. Every day, the children learn about the
environment through theoretical and practical courses.
A Growing Team!
Currently, 1 French, 1 Estonian, 1 German and 3 Cameroonian volunteers
are engaged for Green Cameroon. But, recently the team has been joined
by some graduated students from the University of Buea, highly engaged
in environmental protection. They are now running the GIS and Green
Orphanage programs. Discover the members of the team here.
Hope from the Farm!
Green Cameroon’s Hope from the farm project aims at using agriculture as
a means of fighting the high level of youth unemployment, high crime
rates, high dependency ratio and rural exodus that is taking place in
communities of the Mount Cameroon Forest Region. This
project would encourage youths to get involved in agricultural
activities and show them that farming can be a major source of income if
practiced and embraced in a serious and systematic way. Read more about
Green Cameroon’s Pig Farm Project
Green Cameroon launched the pig farm project sponsored by the Australian Government at Vasingi village – Buea. An important Training on
pig farming was held with guest speakers invited from the Ministry of
Livestock. Its objective is to reach all the layers of the community,
simultaneously on 4 main subjects: eradicate unemployment, poverty,
hunger and to generate income. They did all address youth groups,
farmers, women, and as many citizens as possible to see pig farming as a
lucrative trade. Read more about it here
Green Sensitization Campaign on the National Youth Day!
On the 11th of February (Cameroon’s National Youth Day) 2014,
Green Cameroon‘s team was present at Bongo Square with posters, books
and other sensitization material to create awareness on environmental
issues. Talks where given to interested persons while youths were
involved in didactic games with lots of prizes won.
Sensitization Campaign during the Mount Cameroon Race of Hope!
Setting an example during the mount Cameroon Race of hope, Green Cameroon seeks to inspire Cameroonians to be environmental champions.
The main objective was to transform sports so as to make it
collectively electricity independent, water neutral and have zero waste
by 2025. In addition to the environmental and social benefits, the
initiative was to promote love for sport.
Geo Information for Environmental Management
Green Cameroon is proud to announce the introduction of
GIS and Remote Sensing technologies to interested and capable partners
and apply with them these technologies to address local environmental
issues (learning by doing). This will involve short theoretical training session on GIS and RS which will begin with a workshop on the 29th of July, 2014 at the GIZ office in Buea. Interested and capable individuals, partners and organizations are free to contact Green Cameroon to participate.
Green Cameroon on the radio!
Green Cameroon did produce a series of radio programs on environmental
issues. Edith Atoneche, journalist at CRTV Radio invited Green Cameroon
to her ‘Planet Watch’ program.
All listen to “Planet Watch”, Wednesdays at 9:30pm on the Radio Buea, frequency 94.5 FM!
Antioch University(USA) Students Visit!
Green Cameroon accommodated students from the Antioch University
accompanied by Dr. Bechem a lecturer in the University of Buea on an
exchange program between the two institutions to create a global and
diverse learning environment. Read more about ithere
YAN Club Interns!
Three Students from the Youth Action Network (YAN) club
just completed a month internship program with Green Cameroon. Their
internship program was based on acquiring professional skills in a work
setting; observe how having a good knowledge of using social Medias and
sites can be useful in a professional setting and to experience
They were involved in many outdoor activities such as cleaning up campaigns and Visitation of farms.