Rights contestations through community mapping in Cameroon uri icon

abstract

  • Community Mapping (CM) has been used in Cameroon for local level planning conflict resolution, participatory learning, forest and wildlife management and recently, in community rights contestations and analyses. It has been used to analyze access conflicts between communities and agro industries, protected forests, timber concessions and forest reserves. In view of its popularity as a communication medium between experts and communities, variations and increasing sophistication of its tools and techniques and the diversity of actors, there is interest in better understanding and employing this learning and communication approach

publication date

  • 2009