History & Mission

Founded in 1994 in Yaoundé Cameroon with authorisation number 00085/RDA/J06/BAPP of 19 February 1997, the Cameroon Wildlife Conservation Society (CWCS) is a national Conservation and Research NGO working with the Government of Cameroon and other conservation NGOs and partners on environmental issues related to sustainable natural resource utilisation and economic development through:

 

  • Lobbying;
  • Capacity building;
  • Environmental education;
  • Policy and advocacy;
  • Specialised research and studies targeting endangered and flagship species;
  • Development of national and sub regional networks with other conservation NGOs;
  • Support grass root conservation work with local communities within threatened ecosystems.