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Cameroon Chapter

The SCB Cameroon Chapter was founded in 2016. Below find a list of activities and projects from the Cameroon Chapter. Select the Cameroon Chapter from the Chapters drop down menu under your profile on your SCB member home page or select the Cameroon Chapter when you join the Society or renew your membership. 

Current Activities

  • E-mentoring program for student members,
  • Supporting the Mvog betsi Zoological garden in Yaoundé to improve care and conservation of captive animals
  • Facilitating field studies in the Dja Biosphere Reserve, a UNESCO World Heritage site in Southeastern Cameroon for M.Sc. students offering Biodiversity, Ecology and Evolution & International Nature Conservation at Georg-August-Universität Göttingen (Germany).


  • Saving the last individuals of the Endangered Bates’s weaver, Ploceus batesi, in the Congo basin forest (Dja Biosphere Reserve) and updating its conservation status. Funded by the African Bird Club for the period: December 2018 – December 2019.
  • Filling-in knowledge gaps of the Endemic Mount Cameroon Francolin, Pternistis camerunensis, in a bid to address conservation concerns about this species. Funded by Fresno Chaffee Zoo Wildlife Conservation Grant for the period: January – December 2019
  • Determinants of plant-bird pollination interactions along an altitudinal gradient of Mount Cameroon: from individual adaptations to complex networks. In collaboration with researchers from Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic. From January 2019 to January 2020.

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