Faro National Park, an important protected area in Cameroon’s semi-arid northern region spans over 3,000 sq. kilometers, with the Faro and Deo Rivers forming a natural boundary. However, the protected area's close proximity to traditional grazing lands and hunting grounds threaten the unique wildlife species and vegetation in an essential savanna ecosystem in West Africa.
Nigeria is home to a wealth of biodiversity within its seven national parks.
Nigeria lies on the western part of Africa on the Gulf of Guinea. It contains several large urban centers like the capital city Abuja and is one of sub-Saharan Africa’s largest economies, relying heavily on oil as its main source of foreign exchange earnings.