February 2014: Our second activity - “Celebrating Environmental Protection by Planting Trees with Children ahead of the World Environment Day 2014 and in the context of the National Youth Day 2014 in Cameroon”
Ahead of the World Environment Day 2014 to be celebrated on 5 June, and in the context of the National Youth Day in Cameroon, the youth-led NGO Vital Actions for Sustainable Development (AVD) has organised a trees planting campaign called ‘’Plant-for-the-Planet’’. Around 100 students from the North region of Cameroon including children and youth aged from 10 to 25, years have joined the activity that was held in the city of Garoua and was organized by AVD with support from the regional representations of the Ministry of Basic Education; the Ministry of Secondary Education, and the Ministry of Environment, Nature Protection and Sustainable Development. The Governor of the North region, Mr Joseph Otto Wilson, has shown his full support to the campaign and to its organisers. The French Alliance in Cameroon, Garoua representation as well as local media also reported on the activity while local authorities included the campaign as part of the regional programme of environmental protection and sustainable development.
November 18th-24th, 2013, Mr. Masango Sone, Executive Director of Green Cameroon Environmental Protection attened UNESCO`s "Climate Change Education Inside and Outside of the Classroom" workshop held in Praia in the Cape Verde Islands. Representatives from more than twelve (12) African nations attended the workshop were given an introduction to Sandwatch's MAST protocols (Measure, Analyze, Share Findings, Take Action) including a trip to Quebra Canela Beach to learn how Sandwatch surveys and lessons are conducted.
Representatives from twelve African nations attened the Cape Verde 2013 workshop