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Special Seminar - Wetlands in Cameroon: Challenges and Prospects

Event Type
Seminar/Symposium
Sponsor
Illinois Natural History Survey Seminar Committee
Virtual
wifi event
Date
Apr 5, 2022   10:00 am  
Speaker
Kongnso W. Edith is a PhD fellow at the University of Bamenda, Cameroon, and has been a researcher at the Ministry of Scientific Research and Innovation (MINRESI) / National Institute of Cartography in Cameroon since January 2016. She applies GIS and remote sensing in natural resource management and environmental protection with a focus on wetlands.
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Contact
Julie Nieset
E-Mail
jenieset@illinois.edu
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Originating Calendar
INHS Events

This seminar will introduce policies, challenges and prospects of wetland management in the country of Cameroon, a Central African country of diverse terrain and wildlife as well as present a case study of urban wetlands of Yaounde VII Subdivision. Cameroon entered as a contracting party to the Ramsar Convention in 2006 with subsequent nomination and acceptance of seven Wetlands of International Importance (and surface area of 827, 060 hectares) highlights to be discussed.

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