The Presidential Decree N°2021/754 of 28th December 2021, makes Cameroon the 6th African country to adhere to the 1992 Helsinki Convention on the Protection and Use of Transboundary Watercourses and International Lakes.
The GCF 2021 Readiness Country Proposal for the Central African Republic has been approved by the Green Climate Fund (GCF) with a grant of USD 443.130 awarded to the government to advance the country's programme by supporting the National Designated Authority (NDA) and country stakeholders in program development for climate finance.
The Cameroon Country Water Partnership (GWP-Cmr) organized a regional workshop in Douala from December 14th -15th, 2021 to mobilize partners at the national and transboundary level, notably the Lake Chad Basin Commission (LCBC) for the prevention of dental fluorosis in the Lake Chad Basin area.
Over twenty-one multi-stakeholders met in Yaoundé on December 10th, 2021, to analyze the end of phase implementation of Cameroon’s National Climate Change Adaptation Plan (NAP) which ran from 2016-2020, to propose guidelines to be considered in the updated, gender transformative NAP.
For the first time, GWP-Central Africa (GWP-CAf) shared experience from the region during the Gender and Social inclusion across the water-food-climate nexus session of the first-ever Water pavilion of this year’s UN Climate Change Conference (COP 26).
The 15th Steering Committee meeting of the Regional Water Partnership for Central Africa (GWP-CAf) held from 3rd -4th November 2021 followed by the 7th General Assembly on November 5th, 2021, in Douala.
In line with the third principle of Integrated Water Resource Management (IWRM) on the role of women and to promote the Gender Transformative Approach in the water and climate sector, the Cameroon Country Water Partnership (GWP-Cmr) organized a gender training for public service planners and civil society organizations from October 25th to 26th 2021 in Yaounde, Cameroon.
Over six communities (approximately 4000+ people) in the Far North Region of Cameroon have been sensitized on the origin of dental fluorosis in a bid to reduce stigmatization of affected persons, especially women and girls.