All posts by Ada Acobta

MALNUTRITION IN CHILDREN: An Ulcer Eating Into The Cameroonian Society

Malnutrition is common in children all over the world. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that malnutrition accounts for 54% of child mortality worldwide. Causes of malnutrition can be inadequate food intake, lack of hygiene and sanitation and social inequality. Breastfeeding has shown to reduce mortality in infants and young children. There is no doubting

The Problem of Safe Drinking Water

The phrase “water water everywhere, but not a drop to drink” is one which is now ringing in the minds of both the young and the old, and male and female as it is the talk of the world today, with numerous environmental musicians singing about it. Water crisis is an issue which continues to

Early Menstruation and its odds

Over time, there has been a progressive decline in the age at which puberty and menarche (early menstruation) occur in young girls all over the world (Scientific American, 2015). Puberty is a phase during which children reach sexual maturity while according to Merriam Webster dictionary; menarche is beginning of menstrual function, i.e the first menstrual

RCESD launches conservation efforts aimed at safeguarding the Cameroon Preuss’s Monkey (Allochrocebus preussi preussi) to 43 villages in the Cameroon highlands

Cameroon Preuss’s Monkey (CPM) (Allochrocebus preussi preussi), currently listed as Endangered on the IUCN Red List and as a Class B taxon on the African Convention on the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources, is one of Africa’s most imperiled primates. The range of this subspecies extends from the highland areas along the Nigeria-Cameroon border

The “One less Plastic Bottle” Campaign hits the streets of Buea

The massive disposal of plastic waste, especially plastic bottles along the roadsides and quarters is overwhelming and has contributed to clogging our water ways and even damaging our natural environment. RCESD thus started a “one less plastic“ campaign to widen the impact of reducing plastic bottles in the streets of Buea municipality with the intention


The Resource Center for Environment and Sustainable Development is back again with the second phase of “Camergreen Competition”, this time around for the first public national auditions. Fifty-five contestants were selected from across the nation to audition in front of a panel of Jury on the 29th of July 2017 at Chariot Hotel Hall, Buea.


Imagine waking up as a teenage girl with blood on your bedding and no idea why it is there. Imagine first your fear, then your shame and confusion after asking your care giver what is wrong and they tell you it is not an appropriate conversation for the home. Most care givers do not talk


« La vraie révolution n’est pas celles qui sont sanglantes : elle se produit par le développement de l’intégration et de l’intelligence en des individus qui, par leur vie même, produiront des changements radicaux dans la société ».  A dit Jiddu Krishnamurti De l’Éducation. Le miracle de l’Afrique c’est maintenant Le continent africain célébré ce 25 mai

Journée Internationale de la Diversité Biologique Parlons-En

Le 22 mai, est considéré comme la journée internationale de la diversité biologique  qui est un événement annuelle  et a été proclame par les NATION UNIS  afin d ; accroître la compréhension et l’importance du problème que pose la biodiversité. Le thème de cette année 2017 est ; ‘’ biodiversité  et tourisme durable’. La diversité des espèces,

RCESD briefs; “Biodiversity and Sustainable Tourism”

The International Day of Biodiversity (IDB) was created by the second committee of the United Nations (UN) General Assembly in late 1993, 29 December which was the day of entry into force of the convention of Biological Diversity. In December 2000, the UN General Assembly adopted 22 May as IDB, to commemorate the adoption of