Land Governance Specialist
Cameroon National Land Platform
Mr Joseph Désiré ZEBAZE was born October 06, 1976 in Bafou (Cameroon). In 2001, he was graduated in Humanities at the University of Dschang, and engages as a journalist and editor till May 2006. He shaped his skills in organizational development, communication, project management, and attended some MDF and UNITAR trainings. He acted as Technical advisor of PWYP Coalition; Administrative Officer of the SNV’s Local Capacity Development Facility and did consultancies with Partners like The World Bank and IUCN. Proficient in French and English for having studied and working daily in both languages, Mr ZEBAZE has being leading as Facilitator, the International Land Coalition’s National Engagement Strategy (NES) on land governance in Cameroon and lecturing “Forest policies” and “Natural resources governance in the Congo Basin” for Master 1 and 2 students at the University of Yaoundé 2. He is Board Chair of the Cameroon Network of Human Rights Organizations (www.recodh.org) since August 4, 2016. This network is hosting the Cameroon National Land Platform where Mr ZEBAZE is the Executive Secretary. His various experiences had provided him with good knowledge in data and evidence based advocacy, policy dialogue and networking for development.