Research and Training

We strive to involve local people in conservation research activities in a bid to ensure participation, benefit sharing, hands on training as a way of minimizing and diverting the high pressure of locals from hunting endangered wildlife and unsustainable exploitation of other forest resources.

  • Bush meat surveys
  • Wildlife monitoring (camera trapping, long term line transects)
  • Wildlife Acoustic Recording Unit (ARUs) studies
  • Primates research
  • General Biodiversity research
  • Human wildlife conflict mitigation
  • Community involvement in Eco-tourism ventures
  • Environmental and social  impact assesements
  • Socio-economic studies (hunters & household surveys)

  • GPS and GIS training for members
  • Training in conservation leadership (conservation project management)
  • Training on participatory community based research methods
  • Anti poaching patrol evaluation and design
  • Student field schools, e.g. University of Dschang, Cameroon,  James Madison University, USA, Georg-August University Göttingen, Germany
  • Non-timber forest products surveys
  • Community REDD+ and PES initiatives

Some impressions...