MBA Armstrong and Agbor Delphine, Cameroon


ARMSTRONG'S BIO

Hello, my parents named me; MBA Armstrong ACHA. I am grateful to them for this and since have adopted that and feel comfortable with. I was born some 35 years ago in Bessi, a small village in Batibo, in the North West region of Cameroon.

 My dad was a soldier with the Cameroon army and carried us along each time he moved. As such, I have been to nine of the ten regions of Cameroon and had the joy of experiencing several cultural mixes.

I am a forester by training with a Higher National Diploma in Forestry. I have worked for several institutions and in different domains and capacities over the past thirteen years. Some of the areas are: Rural development and environmental protection, Biodiversity conservation, Institutional creation and capacity building, Sustainable Forestry and Environmental and social impact assessments. I have used some aspects of Geoinformation technology to accomplish my job in the past and find it fascinating to improve on my skills and profile in the domain. For this reason I decided to embark on studying further.

I now am enrolled at Masters Level studying GIS/Remote sensing Applied to Sustainable Territorial Management at the University of Yaoundé I.

I intend to after my studies use the acquired knowledge and skills to contribute towards a landscape approach to attaining sustainable development through responsible resources use practices.

I am happy to be part of this program. I am sure to learn a lot from you all and make great friends.

I enjoy swimming, basketball and music/dancing. I look forward to being with you all.


DELPHINE'S BIO                                                                                                                 

I amTakem Ebangha Agbor Delphine, born in the South West Region of Cameroon, holder of
a BSc in Geography from UB Cameroon and an MSc in Geo-Information and Earth Observation Science from ITC The Netherland.Started working in the Field of GIS/Remote Sensing at the Limbe Botanical Garden since 2002 after my BSc. Worked from 2006-2010 with an FSC certified timber exploitation company called Transformation Reef Cameroon (TRC).

 Presently a Research Assistance at the National Institute of Cartography Cameroon found under the Ministry of Scientific Research and Innovation (MINRESI). At the Institute, I work at the Division of Cartographic works under the Unit of Digital data Collection and Management. I Work with several research groups in my institute and presently part of a research project incharge of updating some of the regional topography maps of Cameroon. Also, been involved in some private consultancy with a Geo-data collection and Management company known as Geospatial Technology Group (GTG). Practical experience with MapInfo, ArcGIS, ArcView, Erdas.

Presently, working on my PHD research proposal entitled "APPLICATION OF REMOTE SENSING AND GIS IN FLOOD MANAGEMENT IN THE NORTH AND FAR NORTH REGIONS OF CAMEROON". I am Fluent in the English language, with a good and working knowledge of the French language. I possess excellent skills in Communication and Public Relations with a strong sense of innovation and creative endeavors. I have also developed my communication skill in writing through excellent writing of technical reports, research projects and feasibility studies.

 Enjoy reading and watching news on TV and on the internet, also enjoy out door sport during weekends. I am an easy going person and love making new friends.


ABOUT OUR RESEARCH

Our team will be working on the topic:

Challenges of Climate change to Historical Timeline of Household Dependency on Women for Food Security “    

This study intends to show the contribution of women towards food security and climate change, raise awareness on climate change, improve on livelihoods and instigate mid college girl children to take an interest in the sciences.

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