Monthly Archives: April 2011

In case you didn’t know: Stingless bees don’t sting, they bite.

Throughout our time working with FORUDEF, we’ve had the chance to learn a little about beekeeping and the far-reaching benefits it offers to local communities. The production of honey is a sustainable and relatively easy way to generate income, and … Continue reading

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Come to Cameroon: It’s no longer the world’s most corrupt nation.

According to Transparency International, a global organization focused on fighting corruption, Cameroon has twice held the unenviable title of the most corrupt nation on Earth. This ignoble label led to a sense of national embarrassment amongst many, leading to the … Continue reading

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Stickin’ it to the (timber) man. Part II.

Of the many things that the villages of the Akwaya subdivision need, money is just one of them.  While money in itself isn’t an answer to problems of malnutrition, a lack of education, and infrastructural inadequacies, it does provide the … Continue reading

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A quick update.

Our power and internet connection has been a bit unreliable lately so we have been slow to update the blog. We have written up 3 posts and are just waiting for some uninterrupted power to post these and upload some … Continue reading

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Stickin’ it to the (timber) man.

Tomorrow we are heading back to Mamfe, the last town before the rural villages of the Akwaya subdivision we visited a couple weeks ago.  This time, we are going to be leading a workshop on problem solving and proposal writing … Continue reading

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