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My Take on Climate Change in Cameroon by City Tech Blogger Kouogang Tafo Pascal Hermann

Climate change has affected my life personally because I observed this phenomenon in my country of  Cameroon for the past 2-3 decades. Cameroon is located on the central west side of Africa with a population of 70% farmers. In the late 1990s and early 2000s, Cameroon was the 2nd best producer of Cocoa in Africa after Ivory Coast and the 3rd country worldwide. However, deforestation has had a negative impact on our vegetation because we have lost much of our forest.

Cameroon is bordered on the West Coast of the Atlantic Ocean which creates an severe impact due to the rise in sea level. Our economic capital Douala has registered a high level of flooding, in the past year, because it is located near the “Le Wouri” river.  The “Le Wouri” river is considered the largest river in the  Atlantic Ocean’s tributary and has been consequently impacted by the effects of climate change.

I wish that all countries around the World could follow the policies put in place by the United Nations to fight against this climate change phenomenon.

In my opinion, it is sad that the most powerful countries in the World are the most responsible for the effects in climate change, but unfortunately, the third world countries are the ones that suffer the most from it.




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