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PLA Notes CD-ROM 1988-2001 13 What stimulating and committed leadership can achieve: Nkouondja, Cameroon
Document begins: PLA Notes CD-ROM 19882001 13 What stimulating and committed leadership can achieve: Nkouondja, Cameroon Andrew Tayong and Christine Poubom Introduction importance of their commitment to the process. Nkouondja, a village in the West Province of the Republic of Cameroon, is well known in The chief: a symbol of respect the Foumbot District for its improvements in the management of its water supply system in The chief of Nkouondja is generally seen by the area. Principally, the community was all the villagers as a symbol of respect and convinced to pay for its water, (see Tayong order. His presence during any occasion in the and Poubom this issue). One of the secrets village gives an atmosphere of peace. He was behind this improved management is the fact always present at the PAR village meetings, that the village has a number of strong and which took place at his residence, where he sat committed leaders, such as the Chief, the in a corner listening to all discussions. The President of the Village Development PAR team members had the honour of sitting Committee (VDC) and the President of the next to him, along with the notables and Water Management Committee (WMC). ...