Siltation and Pollution of Rivers in the Western Highlands of Cameroon: a Consequence of Farmland Erosion and Runoff

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Djoukeng, Henri Grisseur; Tankou, Christopher Mubeteneh; Degré, Aurore;
(2015)
  • Subject: Cameroon | Pollution | Rivers' siltation | Water conservation | Méloh Watershed | : Environmental sciences & ecology [Life sciences] | : Sciences de l'environnement & écologie [Sciences du vivant] | : Agriculture & agronomy [Life sciences] | : Agriculture & agronomie [Sciences du vivant]

In the Western Highlands agro-ecological zone of Cameroon, rivers are constantly silted and polluted with eroded sediment and waste from cultivated land. This study characterizes and quantifies the amount of material coming from plots cultivated in the Méloh Watershed. ... View more
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