Nchunu Justice Sama

Nchunu Justice Sama has served as Executive Director of the Foundation for Environment and Development (FEDEV) since 2003. Justice is a Lecturer in Environmental Law at the National School of administration and Magistracy (ENAM). He has instituted and prosecuted many public interest environmental cases in Cameroon and secured landmark judgements. He takes part in many environmental law-related regional and global negotiations and processes. Justice has helped train more than 100 judges, 30 journalists, and 120 lawyers to better understand and advance environmental justice in Cameroon.

FEDEV is working with communities in Figuil, Bidzar, and Biou, in northern Cameroon near the border with Chad, who suffer the impacts of a polluting cement plants, nearby limestone quarries, and related mining activities.

Justice is one of five ELAW Fellows who have been jointly funded by multiple funders.