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Jujus in the forest area of West Cameroon

Jujus in the forest area of West Cameroon

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Published by Basler Afrika Bibliographien in Basel .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Cameroon.
    • Subjects:
    • Secret societies -- Cameroon.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 8.

      Statementcompiled, edited, and with an introduction by Peter Valentin.
      SeriesBeiträge zur Afrikakunde,, 2
      ContributionsValentin, Peter.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGN655.C3 J85 1980
      The Physical Object
      Pagination48 p. :
      Number of Pages48
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2606291M
      LC Control Number85166387

      The highest mountain the country is the Mount Cameroon with an elevation of 4, meters (13, ft). It is located in southwestern Cameroon in the coastal zone close to the Nigerian border.. The total forest area coverage is reported to be , hectares (, acres) of which , hectares (, acres) of closed forest hectares (, acres) is fragmented forest or. Cameroon. The forests of Cameroon have some of the highest density populations of African forest elephants. Many of these areas are in pristine condition due to the lack of visitors to Cameroon. Making it a wild and beautiful spot to see forest elephants. Consider two of the best parks in Cameroon for your forest elephant safari.

      total slave output. Warfare was rife among the savanna and forest states of West, East, Central and Southern Africa. The jihads of the 19th century, waged from Senegambia in the west to the Red Sea in the east resulted in the enslavement of thousands of people. Many markets were established along the length and breadth of the continent and. Between and , Cameroon lost % of its forest cover or around 3,, hectares [1]. A report from the European Union released in denounces the many irregularities of timber industry in Cameroon. None of the companies operating in the country have gathered all the documentation necessary to be operating in Cameroon rainforest [2].

      Starting in , Cameroon introduced regulatory and market-based reforms to regulate access to its rainforests, balance public and private interests in those forests, and integrate wider economic, cultural, and environmental perspectives of the value of forests. Based on historical data and extensive interviews, this report concludes that the reforms brought order over the most aggressively. For example, in Sierra Leone, forests such as the Golas, Western Area Forest Reserve, Kangari Hills, Tama-Tonkoli Forest, Dodo Hills, Nimini Forest and Geboi Hills all contain important and locally threatened plant and animal communities (Davies , Davies and .


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Jujus in the forest area of West Cameroon Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Bakossi beliefs and customs included belief and participation in jujus, a rather vague concept where the name of a juju might apply to a secret society, objects such as masks associated with the society, and certain magical powers.

Mwakum was the most powerful of all the jujus, invisible, mysterious and full of magic. Some jujus were restricted to men of a certain age and demanded an.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Jujus in the forest area of West Cameroon. Basel: Basler Afrika Bibliographien, (OCoLC) Beginning with its Forest Code passed in JanuaryCameroon has been a leader in West African forest policy and has several laws and policies addressing forest governance and trade.

In addition to the Forest Code, the Presidential Decree 94//PM, which applies the Forest Regime associated with the Forest Code, and the Frame Law on. Located in the South-west region of Cameroon, the Nkwende Hills Forest Reserve (NHFR) represents an important wildlife conservation site because of its strategic position at the periphery of Korup Author: Ruth Malleson.

Cameroon - Cameroon - Agriculture, forestry, and fishing: Although the growth of the petroleum industry since has resulted in a gradual decline in the importance of agriculture, forestry, and fishing to the gross domestic product (GDP), the sector continues to play a notable role in the economy.

Whereas some nine-tenths of the working population was engaged in the sector in the s. Culture needs to be protected and so Jujus in Cameroon make sure the always cleanse the land of curses. Though they are not financially strong, their strength comes from the respect and. IUCN PROTECTED AREA MANAGEMENT CATEGORIES Figure 1.

Distribution of tracts for the national forest inventory of Cameroon. National Forest Inventory - Field Manual 8 Tract description Plot 1 South-West corner South-North 0 / degrees.

The importance of the Ebo forest. Ebo forest in Cameroon is one of the intact forest ecosystems in the Gulf of Guinea, stretching over km squares. Cameroon Forest Information and Data According to the U.N. FAO, % or ab, ha of Cameroon is forested, according to FAO, although other estimates put forest cover at up to 48%.

Change in Forest Cover: Between andCameroon. Nottingham Forest FC Cameroon international Petrus Boumal has been let go by Russian club Ural following the expiry of his contract.

He said he spoke about a move with Sabri Lamouchi in January. The Baka people, known in the Congo as Bayaka (Bebayaka, Bebayaga, Bibaya), are an ethnic group inhabiting the southeastern rain forests of Cameroon, northern Republic of the Congo, northern Gabon, and southwestern Central African are sometimes called a subgroup of the Twa, but the two peoples are not closely se, the name "Baka" is sometimes mistakenly applied to.

Forest policies and a forest ministry were established in Cameroon in the mid s. The forest law implemented a concession system, management plans, taxation, maintenance of 30% permanent forest area, and decentralization with the adoption of community concessions. Cameroon - Cameroon - Plant and animal life: The hot and humid south supports dense rainforests in which hardwood evergreen trees—including mahogany, ebony, obeche, dibetu, and sapelli—may grow more than feet (60 metres) tall.

There are large numbers of orchids and ferns. Mangroves grow along the coasts and at the mouths of rivers. The rainforest gives way to the semi-deciduous forest. Restoration of the State of West Cameroon ’, in The West Cameroon Journal (Bamenda} Victoria), pp.

very nature, are peace-loving, open to dialogue, and committed to. Analysis - 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.

These communities depended on the forest for. Overall, Cameroon lost percent of its forest cover or million hectares between and and deforestation rates have increased by 10 percent since the close of the s. The United Nations doesn't classify any of Cameroon's forest cover as untouched primary forest.

In earlywe backpacked our way around Cameroon in West Africa. Mountain climbing, gorillas in the wild in Lobeke National Park, beaches, tea plantation, waterfalls, tropical forest. Books Advanced Search New Releases Best Sellers & More Children's Books Textbooks Textbook Rentals Best Books of the Month of results for "history of cameroon" Encounter, Transformation, and Identity: Peoples of the Western Cameroon Borderlands, (Cameroon.

shares frontiers with other CEMAC member states52 and in the West by Nigeria and the Atlantic Ocean With Yaoundé as its capital city and a population of approximately million inhabitants, the Republic of Cameroon is akm2 area consisting of ten. Former Nottingham Forest winger Oliver Burke could be given a route out of his West Brom nightmare by Trabzonspor as the winger continues to attract interest from England and abroad.

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Basel: Basler Afrika Bibliographien. p. 7ff. ^ a b c Paul Clough; Jon P. Mitchell (). "The Temptations of Mt. Kupe: The Witchcraft of Wealth and Its Variations".

Powers of good and evil: moralities, commodities, and popular belief. Berghahn Books. p. 56ff. ISBN The West Region (French: Région de l'Ouest) is 14, km² of territory located in the central-western portion of the Republic of borders the Northwest Region to the northwest, the Adamawa Region to the northeast, the Centre Region to the southeast, the Littoral Region to the southwest, and the Southwest Region to the west.

The West Region is the smallest of Cameroon's ten regions.