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FOYET GANKAM Arsene Delors



Cameroonian, FOYET GANKAM Arsene Delors is a geographer and environmentalist by training. Indeed, after a degree in geography at the University of Yaounde 1 in Cameroon, he obtained a Master’s degree in development, specializing in environmental management at the University of Senghor in Alexandria, Egypt. Back in Cameroon, he did a Master Sandwich in sustainable development between the Universities of Yaounde 1 (Cameroon), Ndjamena (Chad) and Kinshasa (DRC), under the AFIMEGQ Project, an ERASMUS MUNDUS scholarship. At the same time, he did a Ph.D. thesis in geography at the University of Yaounde 1 with mobility to the laboratory Espace et Societe of the department of Geography of Le Mans University in France under an ERASMUS+MIC scholarship. He is also the national coordinator of the Cameroon Environment and Tourism organization (CAMENTO), a non-profit association for environmental education, promotion of tourism and sustainable agriculture. A teacher-researcher at the Department of Environmental Sciences of the National Advanced School of Ingineering of Maroua, University of Maroua, FOYET GANKAM Arsene Delors’ research work focuses on waste management and sanitation, land governance, climate change, tourism and sustainable agriculture. He is the author of a dozen scientific articles and is currently preparing a scientific book on the subject: Vegetable farming, the opium of the rural highlands of West Cameroon: between environmental derives, economic crises and socio-cultural erosion. It is intended to show the socio-cultural, economic and environmental mutations induced by market gardening in the grassfield villages.