The Management and Business Plans of the Korup National Park, Cameroon goes under review.

 

 

The Management and Business Plans of the Korup National Park, Cameroon goes under review.

 

 This task will be performed by CLIM-DEV-CAM which recently completed Guidelines for the Sustainable Management of Non Timber Forest products in the same Park. The Korup National Park is managed as part of the Government Program for the Sustainable Management of Natural Resources [PSMNR].

 

The Korup National Park (KNP) is the first park created in Cameroon’s forest zone with support from the World Wide Fund for Nature in October 1986. The park is located in the South West Region of Cameroon. The park covers an estimated 126,000 hectares of ancient, mainly lowland rainforest.

 

There are 5 villages inside the park and 27 within 3 km of its boundaries. Korup is located in the middle of the Guinea-Congolian refugium of high biological diversity and of endemism. In floral terms, Korup is reputed to be richer than any other comparable forest for which data exits. Korup was the subject of one of the earliest attempts of Integrated Conservation and Development Projects in the Congo Basin.

 

 

For more Information, please check: HERE

 

Kindly contact:

Peter N Mbile, PhD
President & CEO,
CLIM-DEV-CAM
Food Security - Climate Finance – Communications

Email: pmbile@gmail.com 

 

 

Go back

CBFP News

WWF: Rainforest deforestation more than doubled under cover of coronavirus -DW

Tropical rainforests shrank by 6,500 square kilometers in March — an area seven times the size of Berlin. Criminal groups are taking advantage of the pandemic and the unemployed are getting desperate, the WWF said.

Read more …

Nouabalé-Ndoki National Park Monthly update April 2020

"At a time when many countries are beginning their gradual deconfinement and when there is a glimmer of hope on the horizon of returning to normal life, I wanted to share with you some good news that also fills us with hope for the future of the Nouabalé-Ndoki National Park."

Read more …

Resources and follow-up from the virtual FAO-EcoAgriculture Partners Roundtable

Last April 30th FAO and EcoAgriculture Partners organized a virtual Roundtable on Territorial Perspectives for Development, in which over 170 people participated.

Read more …

ATIBT -CBFP: Private Sector mobilized around the CBFP Facilitator of the Federal Republic of Germany

ATIBT co-facilitated the mobilization of the private sector of the timber sector to participate in the first meeting of the private sector college of Congo Basin Forest Partnership with the new facilitator Dr Christian Ruck and his team German Facilitation.

Read more …

Development and institutionalization of a PAFC certification system for the Congo basin: opening of the second public consultation on Sustainable Forest Management Certification Standard, 23 May 2020 - 22 June 2020

This second public consultation will be open for a period of 30 days from tomorrow Saturday the 23rd of May 2020 and will be closed on Monday the 22nd of June 2020. The public consultation is open to all stakeholders of forest management in the Congo Basin interested in participating to the PAFC Congo Basin certification standards development process.

Read more …

Forest defenders on the COVID-19 frontline stand ready to assist the global EU response – Fern

These efforts go hand in hand with ensuring continued responsible management of natural resources and preventing unsustainably and illegally sourced forest commodities. In the Democratic Republic of Congo, forest-monitoring organisations Observatoire de la Gouvernance Forestière (OGF) and Réseau des observateurs indépendants des ressources naturelles (RENOI) are set to carry out COVID awareness-raising in at-risk forest areas, and will also assess COVID’s impact on forest management and governance commitments under the Central African Forest Initiative (CAFI). Across the Congo Basin, fears that a proper lack of oversight may put forests and forest peoples in danger are looming despite emerging initiatives.

Read more …

22 May 2020 International Day for Biological Diversity

The theme of the 2020 International Day for Biological Diversity is “Our Solutions are in Nature”. It shows that "Biodiversity remains the answer to a number of sustainable development challenges that we all face. From nature-based solutions to climate, to food and water security, and sustainable livelihoods, biodiversity remains the basis for a sustainable future."

Read more …

CBFP News Archive

2020