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| International Collaborators
Each of these External Collaborators has contributed in one way or the other in the enabling the Organisation achieve its objectives:
Pan African Institute for Development – West Africa, Buea
Pan African Institute for Development – West Africa, Buea – Cameroon. This institution was created in 1969 with the aim of providing training, research and advisory consultancy services to governments, institutions, and non-governmental organizations throughout Anglophone African countries, particularly West Africa. This institution has been very instrumental in building the capacity of our staff and collaborators.
World Agrofrestry Centre (ICRAF-AHT – West and Centra Africa), Yaounde – Cameroon
The ICRAF African Humid Tropics Agroforestry Programme is that of significantly increasing, diversifying and stabilizing income, food and health strategies of rural households and extended families to ensure that woman, youths and the other vulnerable groups benefit disproportionately by practicing agroforestry approaches in general and in particular, through the use and marketing of indigenous trees and or their products.
ICRAF has assisted us technically in training our field staff and provided some inputs to facilitate the creation of Tree Nurseries. They have also invited FAAFNET to meetings and are facilitating the creation of a network of Agroforestry activities in Cameroon.
SNV Bamenda Highland Programme, Bamenda – Cameroon
SNV through the South West Civil Society Network (SWECSON) has sponsored training programmes. SNV sponsored a workshop on Resource Mobilisation and Communication and Media Tool.
SNV in collaboration with FAO invited us to Training the Trainers Improved Honey Processing, and Business Skills for Honey Small and Medium Enterprises Workshops. They have in collaboration with Forest Governance Facility (FGF) organized a workshop on Forest Governance.
Bess Abroad Charity, UK
Bees Abroad is a UK charity dedicated to the alleviation of poverty in developing countries through the advancement of the craft of beekeeping. Bees Abroad runs funds and monitors beekeeping projects that it agrees to support. They have built the capacity of some of our staff and members of our beneficiary groups in the domain of beekeeping.
Apiflordev is based in France, through their programme of empowering beekeepers in Africa, particularly in Cameroon worked with some of our bee farmers here in Buea.
Apiflordev a pour vocation de contribuer au développement des zones rurales et périurbaines des pays les plus déshérités grâce à l’application de techniques modernes et pérennes d’apiculture auprès des populations pratiquant l’apiculture de cueillette ou l’apiculture traditionnelle.
Apiflordev est une Association à but non lucratif (Non Profit Organization), régie par la loi française de 1901..
Dja Foundation, Netherlands
Dja Foundation is based in the Netherlands, they funded an ecoguide training workshop. During this workshop, 16 Ecoguides were trained. It was gender sensitive in the sense that almost half of the participants were girls and most of them coming from villages around the Mount Cameroon region.
They sent a Senior Expert on Beekeeping to train our bee farmers in Buea - Cameroon. He rained 25 bee farmers during the one week stay with the bee farmers. He also visited some Apiaries and gave recommendations whenever he met problems.
A seminar that brought together beekeeping stakeholders in Fako Division was organized while in Buea and there exchange of experience during this forum.
United National Environment Programme (UNEP), Nairobi – Kenya
They provided our Orgnisation with Books for our Library (Resource Centre).
Book Aid International, UK
They donated two consignments of books for our Resource Centre through The British Council, Yaounde - Cameroon. These books have been very useful to relevant users.
Bees and Development, UK
They have provided with Training Kits for Beekeeping Seminars and Workshop we have organized in Cameroon. They also provided us with past periodicals which we distributed to beekeepers. We published two articles in their famous periodical “Bees and Development”
World Health Organisation (WHO), Switzerland
They provided books for our Library (Resource Centre). This information facilitates our information dissemination in the area of HIV/AIDS and other common health related issues in our area of operation.
Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), Italy
They provided books for our Library (Resource Centre). Researchers, Development Workers and farmers have been exploiting the information they find on our library shelves. They also published our article in the periodical “Non Wood News”.
World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF), Nairobi – Kenya
They assisted in the training of one of our staff in the area of Environmental Education during an on-line Course “Contexualising Teaching and Learning Using Natural Resources – the Case of School Tree Nurseries.
Commonwealth Secretariat, UK
They provided funds for the training of one of our Staff for a Development Studies Course at Pan African Institute for West Africa Buea – 2007/2008