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April 6, 2021

Yaoundé, Cameroon – On March 29, 2021, the U.S. Government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), awarded a grant of 780,470,000 CFA (USD $1.4 million) to Reseau Camerounais des Associations des Personnes vivant avec le VIH/SIDA (ReCAP+), a Cameroonian association for people living with HIV/AIDS.  The grant will support and work to improve community participatory monitoring systems for HIV services over the next three years.    

This project will achieve the following specific objectives:

New human rights and conservation curriculum in Cameroon aims to educate conservation practitioners on the importance of protecting human rights.
March 16, 2021

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), the U.S. Forest Service (USFS), and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) launched a new human rights and conservation curriculum at Garoua Wildlife College in Cameroon.  This technical and college-level curriculum, which will roll out this year, reflects the growing concern in Central Africa—as elsewhere—that for conservation efforts in protected areas to be successful, they must reflect the interests and needs of indigenous communities.  However, tensions and violent conflicts over sovereignty, rights, and resources are not uncommon.

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