WCC 2012 Res 093 - Activity Report

General Information
IUCN Constituent: 
Center for Communication and Sustainable Development For All
IUCN Constituent type: 
IUCN Member
Period covered: 
2014
Geographic scope: 
Country
Country/Territory: 
Cameroon
In implementing this Resolution your organization has worked/consulted with...
IUCN Members: 
Forest Stewardship Council A.C. ( FSC ) / Mexico
IUCN Commissions: 
No Commissions are/have been involved
IUCN Secretariat: 
No
Other non-IUCN related organisations: 
Coopérative des Paysans de la Lékié (COPAL), FSC International
Implementation
Indicate and briefly describe any actions that have been carried out to implement this Resolution: 
ActionDescription
Capacity-building CECOSDA, as an official partner of the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC), organized a training section with the local Community based Organizations to promote the certification of NTFPs and proper management of the forest resources.
Policy influencing/advocacyWithin the framework of the promotion of certification of Non-timber Forest Products and community-based natural resource management in Cameroon, the Center for Communication and Sustainable Development for All (CECOSDA) has worked in collaboration with Coopérative des Paysans de la Lékié (COPAL) a community-based organization who works to ensure good management of the natural resources of...
Please report on the result /achievement of the actions taken: 
ten (10) members of the Community based Organization, COPAL, and about twenty-eight (28) youths involved in the exploitation and commercialization of Non-timber Forest Products (NTFPs). The contribution of CECOSDA focused on the promotion of the sustainable exploitation of NTFPs like Ricinodendron Heudolotii to increase the economic status of the local population and community councils.
What challenges have you encountered in implementing this Resolution and what measures have you taken to overcome them?: 
Organise more workshops for capacity building and awareness creation
Identify and briefly describe what future actions are planned for the implementation of this Resolution: 
Future ActionDescription
Convene stakeholders/NetworkingCreation of a community resilience network of Capacity building to involve all the community based Organizations and community leaders that are involved in the management of forest resources.
Education/Communication/Raising awarenessImprove communication and information flow within the organizations and community leaders and between the local communities and other national and international organizations that intend to assist in the management of forest resources and reserves through our Community media network (Green Media Alert – GAN) http://www.greenalertnetwork.info
Additional Information