International Summer work camp 2016

  Since 2011, Better World  Cameroon has organized cross-cultural gatherings with youth from around the world to share, learn, and cultivate peace and tolerance at a global level. The International Summer Work camp brings together young people between the ages … Continue reading →

Faith Based retreat- Indigenous Wisdom and Knowledge in the Healing of Humanity, with Love from Nature

This summer the Augustinian Catholic Priest and Spiritual leader Padre Harold M. Toledano led 7 young priests in training for a sacred retreat in the Ndanifor Permaculture Ecovillage, from the 24th to the 29th of July 2016. During their stay … Continue reading →

2016 EDE training Update

Better World Cameroon is currently hosting the first Cameroon Ecovillage Design Education (EDE) training 2016. We are blessed to have an enthusiastic cross section of Cameroonians from the local community and as far away as Bertoua  along with  a few international participants.  We are half way through the course already!
Our intention is to set up a sustainable, cooperative agribusiness incubator network for Africa. Adapting the course to  Cameroonian and African perspectives, the bioregional EDE blueprint is designed to integrate tested indigenous climate adaptation, green building , agro-ecology and modern techniques of social innovation into a holistic  model of sustainable development for Africa.

sponsoring supportersCourse objectives

-Introduce curriculum and concepts from GEN, Gaia university and Gaia education resources
-Demonstrate where youth entrepreneurs fit into the broader ecosystems of agribusiness in Africa
-Distinguish types of social incubation adapted to Cameroon
-Determine the importance of youth entrepreneurship to the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals
-Conceptualize ideas with participants to start their own business incubators in cooperation with Better coop
-Co-create (dragon dreaming) with Bafut community, the eco vision 2020.

Target groups

The Cameroon EDE 2016 training is designed for young change makers, small and medium size enterprises, farmers, development organizations, cultural associations, local governments, professional institutions and business stakeholders wishing to increase their understanding and knowhow of the business incubation process.small group EDE

About Bafut Ecovillage Project

To understand our impact on both local and world climate we need to recognize the affects of urbanization, agricultural systems and the ecosystems they depend on.
The Bafut Ecovision 2020 is an opportunity to apply indigenous local knowledge in community forums to provide alternative ideas, support local entrepreneurs, create sustainable food systems while both mitigating and transforming the community’s impact on climate. Everything we do has consequences and with knowledge, support and the will to create a positive outcome, we can make a difference.

You can follow the EDE in pictures on our Facebook page .

Better World Cameroon Celebrates World Earth Day

  Last Friday 22 April, Better World Cameroon joined over one billion people in 192 countries were for the largest civic observance in the world: the Earth Day. This year’s event was commemorated under the theme “Trees for the Earth”. … Continue reading →

Volunteers Honoured at Bafut Palace

Better World Cameroon director and volunteers,  along with others, receive acknowledgement and honouring from Bafut Palace. On February 10 2016 the final piece of the Bafut Palace rehabilitation was achieved.  An important celebration and acknowledgment of the financial support from … Continue reading →

Laying of the foundation stone

celebration at Ndanifor Permaculture Ecovillage

With the building season underway a number of projects have begun to be realized at Ndanifor Permaculture Ecovillage. One important event for our building season this year took place on February 4, 2016 : The laying of the foundation stone  … Continue reading →