Cameroon coastal zone (c590km) situated in extreme north eastern corner of the Gulf of Guinea stretches from the Nigerian coastal to Equatorial Guinea borders. The zone is characterised by equatorial climate type with quite variable wetlands comprising tropical forests; rocky and sandy beaches; mudflats; giant estuarine mangrove forest in major rivers
Overview of current status and conservation of Upper Nyong wetlands
The Upper Nyong Wetlands located within the Centre and East Regions of Cameroon is probably the largest and relatively intact inland wetlands ecosystem in Central Africa.
CWCS is actively contributing in shaping the conservation landscape of West/Central Africa especially in the area of mangrove assessment and conservation
CWCS also participate through research activities in other inland aquatic areas in Cameroon especially floodplains within the north western regions such as Ndop plain, Santa, etc.
Insitute of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences (ISH) of University of Douala at Yabassi and CWCS organise a stakeholders workshop to present results of baseline studies invew of Nkam-Wouri Basin Ramsar site.