PCLG Cameroon Members

 

Simeon ABE EYEBE is a Socio-economist with professional experience in natural resources management and particular experience with Indigenous Forest People. He has worked for several organisations including CARPE-USAID (2007-2008) as Intern, assisting in field projects monitoring; NESDA-CA (2009-2012) as Assistant Program Officer heading Indigenous Component, combining field monitoring of two main global projects: “Participation and representation for sustainable management of Central Africa ecosystems” in collaboration with GTZ/COMIFAC and “Making REDD work for the Congo Basin” in collaboration with WRI. He also worked with IUCN as national consultant analysing the impact of Indigenous land rights in the TNS (2011). Simeon has been active in capacity building of Community Based Organisations and participatory rural appraisal approaches including facilitation of civil society in Cameroon. He has been accompanying Members of Parliament Working Group (MPWG) of Cameroon and local communities in their REDD+ negotiations, facilitating, as a team member, the Regional Coordination of REPAR and CEFDHAC. Since 2010, he has provided inputs for Cameroon’s forestry law reform in favour of forest dependent communities, contributed and co-authored several scientific publications. Simeon's recent work has focused on forest sector governance mechanisms. He is currently working for the African Model Forest Network as consultant, with a research interest in landscape-scale approaches for integrated natural resources management. Email: sim.aeyebe@yahoo.com

 

Patrice BIGOMBE LOGO is a political scientist, lecturer and researcher at the Group for Administrative and Political Science Research (GRAPS), University of Yaounde II, permanent researcher at the Paul Ango Ela Fondation Center of Geopolitics in Central Africa and the director of the Center for Research and Action for Sustainable Development in Central Africa (CERAD). His scientific work is based on the analysis of environmental policies and legislations, the sociology of the State and the survival and recognition of “Pygmies” indigenous peoples of Central Africa. E-mail: patricebigombe@hotmail.com


Stanley Chung DINSI (PhD) is programme officer for the Network for Environment and Sustainable Development in Central Africa (NESDA-CA). NESDA-CA is an apolitical and non-profit making NGO whose objectives among others include building individual and collective capacities, carry out advocacy and promotion of environmental good governance on environmental issues in Cameroon. Dr.  Dinsi is in charge of the day-to-day running of activities and projects of the NGO. He joined NESDA-CA in 2008 as a field research officer, and in 2010 he became programme officer of the organisation. His work is focused on environmental governance (forest, conservation-poverty, land tenure etc.). He equally has research interest in the domains of: climate change, REDD+, biodiversity, participation and representation of indigenous populations - areas in which he offers consultancy services in Cameroon. Besides his work with NESDA-CA, Dr. Dinsi is a Political Science/Law lecturer in the Faculty of Laws and Political Science-University of Yaoundé II-Soa, from where he obtained a Doctorate Degree (PhD) in Political Science in 2010. E-mail:  dinsistanley@yahoo.fr

 
 

Dominique ENDAMANA holds a Masters in International Relations, Environmental Management option, from the International Relations Institute of Cameroon (IRIC) and Ca FOSCARI Venice (Italy) University; and a Master in Economics from the University of Yaounde II Soa. Since 2008, Dominique has been working for IUCN as Programme Officer at the Regional Forestry Programme for Central and West Africa, where he specialises on issues of Participatory Monitoring and Evaluation of Global Change Landscape. Mr Endamana previously served as a Research Associate at the International Institute for Tropical Agriculture (IITA) from 1996 to 2003 and as senior Socioeconomic Program at WWF, Northern Savannah and Kudu Zombo, from 2003 to 2008. Dominique has accumulated experience for over 15 years in the fields of biodiversity conservation and sustainable natural resource management . He has participated in several studies including the recent study over the impacts of Extractive industries in the NER and TRIDOM. He contributed to several international programs on adaptive and collaborative management of natural resources, Environmental Services and income generating activities in rural areas, alternatives to slash and burn shifting cultivation, etc.. His interests cover areas of research as diverse as the monitoring of the dynamics of forest landscapes, poverty - forest links, forest landscape restoration, mitigation of climate change, REDD +, participatory action research, governance of biodiversity and multi-stakeholder approaches to landscape management. Mr Endamana has authored or co-authored several scientific articles published in international refereed journals. E-mail: dominique.endamana@iucn.org

Julie GAGOE is Development Officer at the Secretariat of the African Model Forest Network (RAFM), which is responsible for monitoring partnerships at national, regional and international levels. Since 2010, she coordinates the research program and studies with management in the context of Model Forests in Cameroon, DRC, CAR and Congo Brazzaville, with over 75 student-interns from the Master or PhD, from various countries of the world. In 2011, she facilitated the creation of a Network of Women Entrepreneurs African Model Forest. Since 2009, she has worked as a research associate at the Reflection Group and Study on the Governance of Forests (Forests GREG). From 2006 to 2010, she worked as a research assistant and consultant on behalf of several organisations (CIFOR in 2006, AODH in 2008, SNV in 2009, IDC from 2008 to 2010). Over time, she has conducted numerous studies as a team leader, strengthening her skills in programming and planning, communication and networking, prioritisation and efficiency in the work place. She holds a Master Diploma in Anthropology of Development and the Environment. She is also co-author of numerous published articles and other media document. E-Mail: j.gagoe@africanmodelforests.org

 
 

Paul NTUNGWE NDUE is a Professor of Political Science in the University of Yaounde II. Fulbright Scholar USA, 1998. His research interests are varied. Paul has published in academic journals such as the Journal of Democracy, Perspectives in Political science and others. In collaboration with FEDEV, Paul did research on National poverty project. The objective of this assessment was to contribute to the ongoing efforts by WRI, to ensure that future TAI country assessment directly address issues concerning access rights of poor communities. Paul has participated in the reforestation of some areas in Younde. He has been a  consultant for the Ministry of Forestry and Environment in the following areas: The study of the necessity of a new Institutional Framework in the Implementation of the National Environmental Plan in Cameroon; The National plan for Environmental Management in Cameroon: Sectorial Analysis; The National plan for environmental management: presentation of projects; The National plan for Environmental Management:  Table of Planification; Environmental Conflict in Cameroon. Towards a biosafety framework for Cameroon: status and perspectives.


Anne Marie TIANI is Senior Scientist, Coordinator of the COBAM project, which analyses the synergies and tradeoffs between adaptation and mitigation in the Congo Basin. She is a Cameroonian socio-ecologist.  She has been involved as a CIFOR consultant in several global research programmes including Criteria and Indicators for Sustainable Management of Tropical forests (1996 to 1998), Adaptive Collaborative Management of Tropical Forests programme (2000 to 2003), and Forest Governance programme (2004 to 2007), and African Model Forest Network Secretariat (AMFNS). Under the Climate Change Adaptation in Africa (CCAA) program (2008 – 2010) initiated by IDRC in partnership with DFID, she took an active role in the design and implementation of methods and analytical tools for the analysis of the vulnerability of local communities meanwhile providing technical support to national and regional projects across Francophone Africa. E-mail: A.TIANI@CGIAR.ORG





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