WE WORK FOR THE BETTERMENT OF AFRICA THROUGH PERMACULTURE PRACTICE (THE ART OF LIVING WITH NATURE), SERVICE DELIVERY TO AGRIBUSINESS & ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION.

At Better World Cameroon we are creating a social movement that will help end youth unemployment and enhance sustainable development in Africa. We recruit unemployed young graduates as volunteers into our Non-Formal Education and Appropriate Technology Centres (Eco Villages) and mould them into sustainable agricultural technicians and Green Job Corps.

Mission: Building on the strengths of the MDGs [Millenium Development Goals] in Cameroon to build international partnerships that can make tangible improvements towards sustainable development in Africa and the global environment.

Ndanifor Permaculture Ecovillage project is building a Vision: generating Long-Term Business Value for Better World Cameroon with locally, sustainably sourced food products which meet quality standards and have a positive impact on the communities and environment in which we operate.

Goal: Management of Biodiversity through Permaculture practice and International cooperation & training to enhance youth employment and sustainable development in Africa.

Objectives:

  • To engage the Diaspora and International Development Agencies in linking and building partnerships, cross-cultural education and Fair Trade opportunities
  • Organize Food Chains for Cassava, Maize, Fruits and Vegetables
  • Train farmers to know their roles in the various positions of the Food Chain
  • Setting up Eco Villages as demonstration sites for Permaculture practice and change of Lifestyles for youths
  • Developing a sustainable Food Supply Chain through Strategic Partnerships

Programmes:

  • Ndanifor Permaculture Eco Village, Japanese style Gardens (Living with Nature), Commonwealth Lodge and Commonwealth Young Farmers Club. Social Enterprise support project and Youth Development agenda designed to help young social entrepreneurs tackling societal and environmental challenges facing Cameroon and the global environment –> Bamenda
  • Better World Ecological Literacy Center Biyem-Assi –> Yaounde
  • Better World Students Nature Club –> Yaounde
  • Ndanifor Dance and Theater Troupe –> Yaounde
  • Organizational Development Support to Rural Councils and Community-Based Organizations –> Bamenda & Yaounde
  • e-Classroom and Environmental Education in schools –> Bamenda & Yaounde
  • Entrepreneurship, Girls Education and Small Business Development –> Bamenda & Maroua: Combating desertification and adult and women illiteracy on irrigation systems.
  • Cameroon One World Linking Association (COWLA)

BWC helps youth/women associations, small- & medium-scale farmers accelerating sustainable agriculture and developing market channels. BWC accompanies young people with innovative ideas and empowers them to turn their social business ideas into high-impact solutions to Africa’s social and environmental problems.

Through “Together for a Better World” International Summer Workcamp it offers Seminars, workshops, as well as coaching and mentoring sessions on Permaculture, Education for Sustainable Development, Climate change and the MDGs.