NGOs advanced the land tenure security of Indigenous Peoples and local communities in Cameroon building upon existing laws. With Tenure Facility support, a joint initiative of the Centre for Environment and Development (CED), Forest Peoples Programme (FPP), Rainforest Foundation United Kingdom (RFUK), and the consulting firm Rainbow Environment Consult developed, tested and worked with government to secure broad support for a standard methodology for participatory community mapping in Cameroon. The methodology lays important groundwork for explicit recognition of local community land and resource use rights and reduction of escalating land and resource conflicts in Cameroon.
Developed, tested and achieved broad support for a standard methodology for participatory community mapping across different ecosystems and cultures that lays important groundwork for explicit recognition of community land — in 22 months
To meaningfully advance the land tenure security of local communities and indigenous peoples in Cameroon building upon existing laws