Capacity building of actors on the appropriation of the decree of June 26, 2012

The project capacity building of stakeholders in forest area, occurred as a result of the new joint decree No. 0076 / MINATD / MINFI / MINFOF of 26 June 2012 laying down the procedures planning, job tracking and management revenues from the exploitation of forest and wildlife resources for the Commons and riparian village Communities (known as Decree of 0076), Financing GIZ, Bertoua 2012. It is to contribute to improving governance in forest areas and boost development at the local level that the order had 520 changes in form and substance to give birth to this joint decree 0076.

The project took place from 19 to 21 November, 2012, in the town of Bertoua, around a workshop organized by the African Centre for Applied Forest Research and Development, with support from the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ -Cameroon), under the patronage of the Regional Delegate of Forestry and Wildlife East (Bertoua) and representative of the Minister of Forestry and Wildlife (MINFOF).

This project will have enabled all of the 62 participants (mayors, communities, local government, traditional authorities and indigenous peoples and civil society organizations) to imbibe the spirit of the joint order 0076 and its innovations.

Project Activities

  •  Overview of the 0076 joint order, unmodified and modified provisions of the decree and innovations (innovations general, innovations related to the structuring of the management committees, innovations related to the operation of management committees , innovations related to financial management);
  • Clarification on revenue management from the exploitation of forest and wildlife resources;
  • Constitution of working groups in commissions on the obstacles related to the implementation of the new decree, the measures to remove these obstacles, actions to improve the implementation of the order in communities, restitution in communities;
  •   Restitution of lessons learned at the community level by representatives of these communities under the supervision of forestry technicians animators.