International Centre for Environmental Education and Community Development-ICENECDEV

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About Us

Background Information

The International Centre for Environmental Education and Community Development ICENECDEV was established in 2005, with registration number:43/G.37/D.14/1/VOL.9/BAPP/ in accordance of law Number.90/53 of December 1990 under article 7 relating to the formation, governing and functioning of association in Cameroon.

ICENECDEV is building a global grassroots to raise environmental awareness, promoting education and supporting community development programs by sharing practical ways in which people are addressing environmental conservation issues

ICENECDEV is independent of governmental and intergovernmental agencies, although it works closely with them. ICENECDEV is located in an outstanding academic and professional environment. The Centre is based along the University Street of Buea. ICENECDEV has entered into an academic and professional partnerships with organizations, companies, universities, prisons, schools and local communities in Cameroon and Diaspora.

ICENECDEV seeks to promote and raise awareness around the key environmental issues faces our planet today. Together with the ICENECDEV Network, it looks for solutions to these issues, engaging with governments, businesses and communities both in the Cameroon and around the world. ICENECDEV supports schools and promoting environmental education and conservation of wild populations and their habitats.


Building a future in which humans live in harmony with nature.


Empowering people to protect the Environment

  • To promote environmental governance and education
  • To promote infrastructural development in rural communities
  • To alleviate poverty in rural communities
  • To promote the conservation of biodiversity in local communities
  • To promote sustainable livelihood through income generation activities in rural communities
  • To promote human development capital
  • To protect communities from environmental hazards.