To save lives and reduce suffering of the population affected by the ongoing crisis in the Central African Republic, including refugees in the region by providing emergency healthcare, livelihoods support and protection activities. It will also include advocacy to ensure effective coordination among humanitarian and development donors, early engagement of international financial institutions, and support to the cross-Whitehall CAR strategy in the fields of security, justice and governance.
To improve the the livelihoods of forest dependent communities and reduce deforestation in the Congo Basin by providing support to forest zoning, independent forest monitoring, civil society advocacy and the strengthening of legal frameworks for community forestry, as well as direct investments in community forest enterprises. The programme is expected to benefit 2.4million beneficiaries (direct and indirect). The programme will also have a demonstration effect, building a body of evidence on Community Forestry in the Congo Basin.
This project will strengthen Cameroon’s capacity to tackle poaching and wildlife trafficking in a key landscape through: reinforcing site based protection across state and privately managed lands; empowering forest communities to engage in efforts to combat IWT; reinforcing local livelihoods; strengthening open and equitable collaboration between stakeholders; monitoring and evaluating effectiveness of interventions; and supporting the legal process in proper application of wildlife laws.
Support 16 women to complete their Masters degree course at local universities, in a field relevant to development and women's rights. Also the provision of leadership training to create a cadre of women who lead change in different sectors in Cameroon including science, technology, law, gender and development. This project supports UK objectives on women's participation in decision-making, human rights and development.
Advocacy campaign and legal workshops for authorities, parents, women and students to eradicate breast ironing, Female Genital Mutilation and other sexual violence in the South West and Littoral regions of Cameroon.
Assistance in line with UK objectives on Combatting Corruption in Cameroon which can include enhancing transparency, openness and accountability; strengthening institutions and state bodies; and improving legal frameworks and legislation
Equity investment in the power sector to help meet Cameroon's demand for electricity.
Project facilitation costs covering planning, implementation and resources as part of ODA projects in Cameroon
Assistance in line with UK objectives on Chevening Scholarships in Cameroon which enables students to pursue postgraduate study at UK higher education institutions, and utilise their new skills and abilities to contribute to the development of their home countries.
This project will empower women to defend their rights to decision making on health, economic issues and politics through educational interventions.