GEN Regional Representative, GEN Ambassador
Currently working as secretary for GEN-Africa. Sonita is currently combining an MSc in Integrative EcoSocial Design with Gaia University while representing the youth wing of GEN (NextGEN-Africa) and coordinating the Bafut Ecovillage project. She was born in Cameroon and has dedicated the last 4 years reconnecting young people to the land and carrying out youth entrepreneurship and cross-culture education programs through youth camps, and initiatives related to climate change adaptation. She is working as Executive Secretary for GEN-Africa where her passion for social change has led her into exploring green economy as possible solution to the growing rate of unemployment in rural Africa.
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It is another exciting year with many developments at local, national and international levels in GEN Africa. Members are engaging with their national governments to implement the Ecovillage Development Program in their countries. In Nigeria GEN Africa is developing and implementing a curriculum grounded in sustainable approaches to empower Masters and PhD students in the Transformation of African Studies at the University of Ibadan. Programs of similar scale are happening in Senegal, DR Congo, … Read more
Sonita Mbah, Executive Secretary of GEN Africa, reports.From it's inception in 2012 until today, GEN Africa has been growing from strength to strength, maximizing its potential in meeting the needs of grassroot communities, improving on the core structure, and showing capacity to manage and build on challenges.More than 50 participants from over 23 countries including Europe and Africa, met at Ghana Permaculture Institute in Techiman, Ghana, from December 1-6, 2016, to reflect, evaluate … Read more