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Belo Council Champions the Combatting of Trafficking of Women and Children in its Conflict Ravaged Municipality

The Alliance for Cameroon Youth Associations (AC-YA) together with its network of our 125 member organisations target to eradicate Child and Women Trafficking from Belo Sub Division , Boyo Division of the North West Region, Plagued by the ongoing Socio-economic crisis and ongoing war, where Belo Sub Division is one of the most affected and […]

Population Density in Belo Municipality

Population The estimated population of Belo stands at 88,664 inhabitants.  The council area is made up of 5 ethnic groupings namely: Kom, Mbessa, Mejanng, Mejunng, Baicham and the Mbororos. On the general scale, the population distribution by village is per the table below Table 5:Population distribution by village in the Belo Council Area s/n Village […]


3.2 Biophysical milieu 3.2.1. Relief description The Belo council area is found in the mountainous stretch of the western highlands agro-ecological zone of Cameroon. About 80 % of the land within the municipality is situated above 1900 meters in altitude and the topography is characterized by mountains, escarpments, valleys and plateau. The slopes range from […]


The topography and relief makes it possible for the communities to have water supply through gravity. There are several underground water sources that serve as spring sources and catchment. There are a total of 25 springs were water is captured. There are a total of 335 stand taps. There are no wells in the Council […]

Delimitation of the Urban Space

The services at the council area are mainly those that have been devolved following the decentralisation process. Apart from the Council, Treasury, Medicalised health center and the women empowerment center representing the ministry of women empowerment, all the services are on rented premises. There are other services implanted within the council area. These services are […]


EDUCATIONAL, SPORTS AND CULTURAL DEVELOPMENT Section unique EDUCATION, LITERACY EDUCATION AND VOCATIONAL TRAINING Article 20: The following powers shall be devolved upon councils: a) Education: – in keeping with the school map, setting up, managing, equipping, tending and maintaining council nursery and primary schools and pre-school establishments; – recruiting and managing back-up staff for the […]


HEALTH OF THE POPULATION AND SOCIAL ACTION Article 19: The following powers shall be devolved upon councils: a) Health and population: – civil status registration; – setting up equipping managing and maintaining council health centres in keeping with the health map; 7 – assisting health and social centres; ensuring sanitary inspection 1n establishments that manufacture, […]

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