SUGi
Cameroon

Buea, Cameroon

Bonduma

Rewilding Buea’s first water catchment.

Land Forest
Miyawaki Method
Urban
water

The community depends on water wells. Water scarcity has been a huge problem.

Rewilding the five water catchments in town will solve a long-standing deficit.

The Bonduma water catchment in the rainy season, supplies water to University of Buea Campus, Wokoko, Bokoko and Molyko neighbourhoods.

The catchment has been encroached on by farming activities that hurt quality and reduce quantity. In the dry season, it’s just a pool of standing water.

Forest Maker Limbi Blessing Tata

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Plant forest in Cameroon, Africa.

600

Trees

200

Square meters

9

native species

The site for the new Miyawaki forest at Bonduma water catchment.
One year of growth at Bonduma Miyawaki forest.

“By rewilding the five water catchments in town, we tackle the water crisis that the town has suffered for over two decades.”

Limbi Blessing Tata

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Planting endemic plant species in Bonduma.
Plant a miyawaki forest in Cameroon
SUGi Forest Maker Limbi Blessing Tata stands in the one year old forest at Bonduma.
Henrjetta in the one year old Miyawaki forest at Bonduma.

“We call it the Cater Bean locally. It is a very fast growing tree; Right now, most of them stand 3 meters or above. The seeds produce an oil that’s very important culturally and can be used in traditional medicines.”

SUGi Forest Maker: Limbi Blessing Tata

Measuring and monitoring growth at Bonduma.

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