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Introducing the ECOP Cameroon

Welcome to ECOP Cameroon, where we believe in the power of Early Career Ocean Professionals (ECOP) to shape the future of our blue planet. Our mission is to achieve sustainable ocean management in Cameroon by amplifying the voices of young ocean professionals and building connections across all ocean fields. We are committed to addressing the needs outlined in the Africa Blue Economy Strategy by adapting to generational values, promoting innovation, and supporting clear career pathways. Join us in creating a sustainable future for our oceans through pragmatic learning opportunities and strategies that introduce ECOPs to exciting career opportunities. Together, we can make a difference!

GOALS AND OBJECTIVES

We aim to build a community of ECOPs in Cameroon who are passionate about ocean sustainability. The network would provide opportunities for ECOPs to share ideas, collaborate on projects, and advocate for ocean protection. The network would also help to connect ECOPs with mentors and other resources that can help them to advance their careers.

Some specific actions that will be taken to achieve this objective include:

  • Organizing regular networking events for ECOPs in Cameroon.
  • Creating an online platform where ECOPs can connect and share resources.
  • Developing a mentorship program for ECOPs.
  • Partnering with other organizations that are working on ocean sustainability in Cameroon.

This objective would contribute to the global goals of the UN Ocean Decade by helping to build a strong community of ECOPs in Cameroon who are working to protect the ocean.

ECOP CAMEROON Steering Committee

National Coordinator: Alex TAMO;

Alex Tamo is an aquatic sciences engineer focusing on wildlife monitoring for conservation. He has been promoting the survival of endangered species in terrestrial, freshwater and marine environments for more than 6 years in Cameroon. He is currently coordinating a biomonitoring unit for the conservation of wildlife in 5 protected areas in a development program initiated by the governments of Cameroon and Germany. 

Communication Coordinator: Sandra FORBAH

Sandra Forbah is an ocean conservationist and environmental educator, an avid ocean literacy enthusiast dedicated to raising awareness about marine ecosystems using education and outreach to stir consciousness in youths and the community. She has a BSc in Environmental Science and is currently pursuing a Master’s in Disaster Risk Management at the University of Buea, Cameroon.

Program Coordinator: Edmond KOUNCHE

Jacques is a Cameroonian Environmental Engineer focusing on  Aquatic and Terrestrial Ecosystems. He has been fighting ocean pollution for more than 5 years now through the management of impacts caused by plastic bottles. He is the founder of an association which has been active against plastic pollution on the coast of the Gulf of Guinea.

CONTACT THE COMMITTEE

Bienvenue à ECOP Cameroun, où nous croyons au pouvoir des professionnels de l’océan en début de carrière (ECOPs) de façonner l’avenir de notre planète bleue. Notre mission est de parvenir à une gestion durable des océans au Cameroun en amplifiant la voix des jeunes professionnels de l’océan et en établissant des liens dans tous les domaines océaniques. Nous nous engageons à répondre aux besoins définis dans la stratégie de l’économie bleue en Afrique en nous adaptant aux valeurs générationnelles, en promouvant l’innovation et en soutenant des parcours de carrière clairs. Rejoignez-nous pour créer un avenir durable pour nos océans grâce à des opportunités d’apprentissage pragmatiques et à des stratégies qui présentent aux ECOPs des opportunités de carrière passionnantes. Ensemble nous pouvons faire la différence !

OBJECTIF GLOBALE ET SPÉCIFIQUES

Notre objectif est de construire une communauté de professionnels de l’océan en début de carrière (ECOPs) au Cameroun passionnés par la durabilité des océans. Le réseau offrira aux ECOPs des opportunités de partager des idées, de collaborer sur des projets et de plaider en faveur de la protection des océans. Le réseau aiderait également à connecter les ECOPs avec des mentors et d’autres ressources qui peuvent les aider à faire avancer leur carrière.

Les mesures spécifiques qui seront prises pour atteindre cet objectif comprennent :

  • Organisation régulière d’événements de réseautage pour les ECOPs au Cameroun.
  • Création d’une plate-forme en ligne où les ECOPs peuvent se connecter les uns aux autres et partager des ressources.
  • Développement d’un programme de mentorat pour les ECOPs.
  • Partenariat avec d’autres organisations qui travaillent pour la soutenabilité des océans au Cameroun.

Cet objectif contribuera aux objectifs mondiaux de la Décennie de l’Océan en aidant à construire une solide communauté d’ECOPs au Cameroun qui œuvrent pour la protection de l’océan. 

CONTACTER LE COMITÉ​

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