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Story Publication logo September 28, 2022

Radio: Cameroon: How the Establishment of Sacred Forests Can Save the Eastern Forests (French)


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Despite efforts by public and private authorities, conservation faces several constraints including...

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Sacred sites and forests are threatened as forest species are decimated. The situation is affecting cultures and traditions, including that of the Indigenous pygmy peoples, who are being relocated among the Bantu territory.

The effort to preserve biodiversity and fight against climate change means there is a conflict between the authorities and the commitments of Cameroon at the international level.