COP21/ position paper, National Platform of Civil Society Organizations on REDD and Climate Change, Cameroon




We, the National Platform of Civil Society Organizations on REDD+ and Climate Change (NFP-REDD & CC), meeting in  Yaounde, Cameroon, from the 12 to 13 October, 2015, as part of a national information and awareness workshop for its members, whose results were to be finalized and adopted  in a Position Paper of the NFP­ REDD&CC,in view of the expected Agreement on Climate Change by the COP21,meeting in Paris from November 30 to 11of December 2015…


…Concerned  about  the fragility of critical gaver­ nance mechanisms;inadequate representation, weak communication systems and opacity of for­ mal education and outreach processes;


Recognizing the contribution of civil society in Cameroon towards the integration of REDD+ pro­ cesses of Climate Change into social, political and economie  discourses in the country  in general, and the inclusion of local people (small farmers, women, indigenous peoples and youth) in parti­ cular;


Painfully aware, of the weak technical and finan­ cial capacity of poorer rural and urban commu­ nities, given their  vulnerabilities to increasingly frequent  and adverse effects of Climate Change; as weil as insufficient resources of Civil Society Organizations and of Decentralized Administra­ tion which support them,to address these new and varied environmental challenges in Central Africa in general and Cameroon in particular…



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