Vulnerability, forest-related sectors and climate change adaptation in Cameroon - Climate Change and Forests in the Congo Basin (COBAM)

Vulnerability, forest-related sectors and climate change adaptation in Cameroon

Wildlife in the Cameroonian forests. Photo by Terry Sunderland/CIFOR.

In Cameroon and elsewhere in the Congo Basin, the majority of rural households and a large proportion of urban households depend on plant and animal products from the forests to meet their nutritional, energy, cultural and medicinal needs. Climate change and other pressures are influencing the provisioning of forest ecosystem goods and services, with subsequent negative effects on the economic and social well-being of the…

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