The MACEFCOOP area lies in the northern part of the Cameroon's South-Western Province, the closest province to the Nigerian border in the south of the country. This is an area of humid forest, around 6° north of the equator.
MACEFCOOP'S geography is covered in more detail within the following pages of the website:Location
The land use and harvest seasons reflect the temperature differences caused by altitude as height increases from the west to the east of the area.
Relief map of the area:
The 200m, 500m, 1000m and 2000m contours show how the MACEFCOOP area slopes and drains from the volcanic hills of the east, to the lower areas adjacent to the border with Nigeria, drained by tributaries of the Cross River, westwards.
|Administrative structure of CAMEROON|
|CAMEROON||16,869,000||Yaounde||Republic of CAMEROON|
|South-West Cameroon||1,204,000||Buea||Province of SOUTH-WEST|
|Manyu||153,000||Mamfé||Department of MANYU|