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Deforestation in Cameroon: Immediate causes and consequences
(Cambridge University Press, 2005)
The effects of deforestation in Cameroon such as the erosion of agricultural lands, drying up water bodies during dry seasons, desertification, disappearance of plant and animal species, modifications of both local and ...
Wildlife co-management in the Benoue National Park-Complex, Cameroon: A bumpy road to institutional development
(Amsterdam, Netherlands: Elsevier Science B.V., 2002)
The ongoing efforts to set up wildlife co-management in Northern Cameroon are investigated. To this end, a situation analysis of legal, social, economic, and organizational factors was performed. It thus appeared that ...
Struggles for Control: The Interface Between Farmers and Herders
The institutional arrangements for granting access rights to natural resources for both farmers and herders in the Bamenda Grassfields of Cameroon are documented. The state's attempt to impose a single land tenure system ...
The markets of non-timber forest products in the humid forest zone of Cameroon
(London, UK: Overseas Development Institute, 1997)
This paper is the result of a study that had as an objective to determine the importance of Non Timber Forest Products (NTFP) markets. The study was based on field observations and interviews of 267 traders of 28 local ...
Eliciting community knowledge about uses of trees through participatory rural appraisal methods: Examples from Cameroon and the Central African Republic
(London, UK: ODI, Regent¿s College, Regent¿s Park, 1996)
Since the early 1980s, development-oriented scientists have focused attention on improving methodological approaches for generating information from the village communities with whom they work. Farmer Participatory Research ...
Courtyards, Markets, City Streets: Urban Women in Africa
(Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1996)
This book offers a comprehensive collection of in depth case studies focused on the lives of women who make their livelihoods on the streets of urban and semi-urban Africa. Classified into broader themes of migration and ...