About Enoch Tanyi
Enoch Tanyi was born in Cameroon in 1954. He went with his parents to Lomé, Togo, at the age of three months and pioneered further with them to Ghana, returning to Cameroon in 1988. An agronomist specializing in Agroforestry, he has worked in Cameroon for the International Council for Research in Agroforestry, now the World Agroforestry Centre in Cameroon; and in Nigeria at the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture. He also carried out voluntary service as assistant coordinator of a resettlement project of the Bahá'í Agency for Social and Economic Development in the Eastern region of Cameroon.
With wide experience in Bahá'i administration since serving on the first Youth Committee of Ghana, and later on the National Spiritual Assembly of Ghana and as an Auxiliary Board member in that country, as well as on regional and national teaching committees since his return to Cameroon, he now serves on the Spiritual Assembly of Yaoundé V and since 2015 has been a member of the history task force of the National Spiritual Assembly of Cameroon.
He is the author of The Covenant: Daily Readings from the Bahá'í Teachings and The Covenant for Young People. His hobbies include studying the Bahá'í writings; writing, in general, including poems and songs; and watching football on television. He is married to Mary and they have three sons.