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16 April 2019
Middle Africa
Cameroon

A quarter of a century ago, Cameroon passed a law which gave people living on the edge of forests the right to own and manage forest areas.

Legal activism key to securing land rights during new investment phase
20 March 2018
Cameroon

In the face of rapid changes, how can people in Cameroon ensure they get the best deal to protect their land?

In the shade of a local school’s corrugated iron roof, a group of men and women debate what to do.

18 October 2017
Cameroon

The third-generation farmers question alleged discrepancy in issuance of permits among different parties to operate on the land.

13 September 2017
Cameroon

YAOUNDE — 

Leaders of Cameroon's indigenous forest peoples say their survival is at risk if they are further deprived of access to the lands that are the source of their livelihoods.

26 July 2017
Cameroon

As Cameroon expands its ability to produce clean power, people living near the new dams are losing the forest they depend on

PANGAR, Cameroon, July 26 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Sitting in front of his mud house in Pangar, a forest village in Cameroon's East region, Mokuine Anatole sharpens his machete in the early morning sunlight, ready for a day's hunting.

29 May 2017
Africa
Kenya
Uganda
Cameroon
Namibia

With detailed field studies from Kenya, Cameroon, Uganda and Namibia, a new report sheds light on the consequences of extractive industries on land rights and indigenous peoples in Africa. “Worrying that so little is done to protect the environment and the indigenous peoples,” says the report.
 

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