Conservation interests (deforestation, national park issues plus general ecology and re-use

Decaying cocoa pods, after beans have been removed: used as fertiliser



Korup National Park (about 200 km northwest of Douala) is adjacent to the MACEFCOOP area. The most recently gazetted National Park in Cameroon, it includes one of the oldest and most biologically diverse rainforests in Africa; this is home for an amazing variety of birds, butterflies and monkeys.


Organic and Diversification Officer, Abunaw Edward

The Cameroon Centre for the Environment and Human Development (CEHDEV), under a World Conservation Union programme, is tackling biodiversity loss in the Bachuo'ntai forest, a large area of mainly primary forest, by helping local people to improve their livelihood while at the same time supporting conservation through better management of forest resources.