Indigenous peoples and Renewable energy solutions in Bivouba in south Cameroon
Indigenous peoples and Renewable energy solutions in Bivouba in south Cameroon. The main activities are focus on Training indigenous peoples on solar energy installation and maintenance (theory); Sensitization of IP community of Bivouba on the Covid-19 pandemic and provide and install solar energy equipment and solar kits). At the end these outputs are targeted: Output 1: TRAINING INDIGENOUS YOUTH ON HOME SOLAR ENERGY INSTALLATION; Output 2: Raising awareness on Covid-19 Pandemic and Output 3: Build the capacity of Indigenous People community on climate change and means to mitigate its effects (such as use of saving ovens) in Bivouba.
INDIGENOUS PEOPLES AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT
Area Of Work:
Climate Change Mitigation
OP7 - Y1 (Jul 20-Jun 21)
Currently under execution
Project Characteristics and Results
Inovative Financial Mechanisms
-This project shall be a two way learn process meaning giving and receiving community-based ideas for onward transition and further dissemination within other networks and communities. -This will be achieved through using both national and community languages to ensure a smooth assimilation process to the process leading to more awareness creation as well new skills acquisition.
Emphasis on Sustainable Livelihoods
All activities in the project work plan are geared toward bringing a sustainable change in the lives of the beneficiary’s socio-economically while contributing in protecting the environment: - Solar energy training and installations will be carried out to train Indigenous youth on latest and advanced technology so much so that the activities will bring about an improvement in the lives of the people. - Organic agriculture will be one of the activities under this project with 02 community gardens created to train the youth of Bivouba community in the south Region of Cameroon improve on food variety, reduce malnutrition among children due the consumption of one food crop. - Training indigenous people on the production of organic manure compost to help increase crop yields while at the same time encouraging recycling and environmental protection - Sensitization meeting on the effects of climate change, déforestation on IP Community in Bivouba - Training community members on home agro-forestry in the IP of Bivouba - Training on how to transplant trees to the tree side Plantation created in their settlement - Training Community members on Covid- 19 preventive measures - Socio- economic training on the valorisation of non-timber forest Product. - Training IP youth of Bivouva on the production of hand sanitizer - Organize a training in building Energy Clay saving ovens - : Sensitization of community member on the importance and appropriation of these new technology - Encouraging Livestock rearing in IP community of Bivouba
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