A Tofala Cross River Gorilla Silver-back killed in Pinyin, NW Cameroon. A call for Action!

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.1.1″] [one_third] [/one_third] The Cameroonian Conservation Non-Profit, the Environment and Rural Development Foundation, (ERuDeF) announces the disappointing killing on March 1st, of a Silver-back Cross River Gorilla en provenance from the Proposed Tofala Hill Wildlife Sanctuary in the Lebialem Highlands, SW Cameroon. The killing of this over 40-year silver-back was carried out … Read more

The Cross River Gorillas are the most endangered great ape in the world and they need to be protected… Executive Director, Tusk USA

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.1.1″] The United States Executive Director of UK Charity, Tusk Trust, Ms Meredith Ogilvie- Thompson, has re-iterated the need to protect and preserve one of world’s most endangered great ape, the Cross River Gorilla in Cameroon. Ms Thompson was speaking on Friday 1st of March, in Buea, SW Cameroon, at the start … Read more

Integrating dance and conservation: ERuDeF’s new approach

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.1.1″] [one_third][/one_third]Just like conservation cannot be done on empty stomachs, so too, it cannot be done while ignoring the cultures of the people. The Environment and Rural Development Foundation has thus taken another angle in approaching conservation. This began on Saturday 23, 2013 in Buea with different groups performing different cultural dances. … Read more

ERuDeF women brace up to commemorate International women’s day

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.1.1″] Ahead of the 8th of March internationally recognized as a day set aside to celebrate the woman, the female staff in Environment and Rural Development Foundation, ERuDeF are already preparing to join their counterparts to commemorate the event. ERuDeF’s Director of Administration, Ms. Ita Nawom explains the level of preparedness and … Read more

ERuDeF Sets Up Mount Bamboutos Echinops Co-operative Society

The Environment and Rural Development Foundation (ERuDeF) through the Echinops giganteus project has set up a management structure in Magha community-Bamumbu Village Southwest Region. The co-operative known as “Mount Bamboutos Echinops Co-operative Society” and abbreviated as MoBECoS will assist in the marketing of echinops and other environmental products. The constitutive meeting of the co-operative was … Read more

Trees Cameroon announces award for best agro forestry farm in 2013

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.1.1″] PROMOTING AGROFORESTRY IN CAMEROON [one_third][/one_third] “Plant a minimum of 5000 trees in your farm and get a cash prize of 300.000FCFA”. These were the words of the Cameroon Country Director of US Charity Trees for the Future as he announced the 2013 contest for the best agroforestry farm in every division … Read more