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Mayor: AWETUA Samuel UKEINIA (N)
Phone number:  97-98-13-92
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Number of municipal councilors: 25
Surface Area: 250km2
Density: 252 persons/km2
Number of inhabitants: 57,158   
Ethnic groups: Ngie and Mbororos.


Social infrastructures:
•    A handful of nursery, primary and secondary schools
•    Several health centers
•    Small markets
•    A hotel.


Municipal assets:
•    A main market
•    Two microfinance institutions
•    A communal forest
•    A communal plantation.


Opportunities:
•    Flora and vegetation: Guinea Savanna, a very peculiar characteristic of the Andek Council vegetation is the presence of an extensive natural oil palm forest, the availability of medicinal plants like Pegeum Africanus.
•    Fauna a few species of animals such as monkeys, cane rats, antelopes, snakes, which are sources of protein.
•    Mineral resources. The topography of Andek Council is a convincing reason for the presence of stones. Sand is gotten in large scale from all the streams and the main river, R. Feg


Obstacles:
•    Education: limited infrastructure in schools due to limited financial sources.
•    Public works: poorly constructed bridges, culverts and roads. Limited public infrastructure due to limited financial sources and negligence in supervision.
•    Water and Energy: unprotected water catchment/water sources due to the absence of management committees. Limited supply of pipe borne water in communities and lack of electricity supply due to lack of investors to finance the project.
•    Public health: limited health facilities, personnel and equipment in health centers, due to limited financial sources and slow rate of recruitment by the government.  


Location:
•    North: Mbengwi Sub Division
•    West: Njikwa Sub Division
•    South: Widikum-Boffe Sub Division
•    East: Batibo Sub Division.


Number of villages: 29 (Abebung, Abichia, Achang, Ajei, Akooh, Akuwu, Akye, Andek, Angai, Angong, Azem, Aghemengwi, Basic, Bonambufei, Bonyang, Bonatu, Ebang, Echia, Esaw, Etoh, Etwii, Mbabum, Mbambe, Mbororo Community, Nkon, Teze, Tinkoh, Tinechung, and Umon).

Economic activities:
•    Agriculture (cocoyam and plantains which are the staple meals here, maize, beans, cowpea, yams, cassava, sweet potato, groundnuts, bananas, yams, tomatoes, huckleberry, and fruits like peas, mangoes, plums, lemons, grapes, pineapples, coffee and guavas).
•    Sylviculture (eucalyptus, cypress, pear, mangoes, Prunus Africanus, eucalyptus and palms).
•    Others; exploitation on non-timber forest products fishing, hunting, craftsmanship, institutional services.

Bio-physical environment:
•    Climate (two steady seasons-dry & rainy seasons) influence a good plan for agricultural activities and settlement patterns within the council area.
•    Soils (large scale production and sale of farm products especially palm oil which is the main source of livelihood in this area.
•    Relief (The natural hills and slopes serve as potential tourist sites for the Andek Council).
•    Hydrology (Availability of unexploited water catchment areas. Main rivers like the “Feg” and “Unep” can be used to generate hydroelectricity for the council area).

Communal Development Plan: avialable at the UCCC’s Resource Center, with the address : http//www.cdr-cvuc.cm/index.php/fr/

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