A Post-mortem Of CDC’s Use Of Toxic Chemicals

Until Banana-Link made a documentary exposing the Cameroon Development Corporation/Delmonte Tiko Banana Project’s apparent casual use of toxic chemicals to spray their banana crops, the corporation had been an adorable agro-industrial undertaking in the eyes of the public. By Regina Fonjia Leke Some of the most common nematicides and herbicides that the Tiko Banana Project … Read more

ERuDeF trains YAN interns in online communications

[one_third][/one_third] Two students Bessinula Emmanuel, 17 and Suh Ruth, 16 from the Youth Advocacy Network (YAN) have expressed satisfaction after their one-month internship on online communication with the Environment and Rural Development Foundation (ERuDeF). Emmanuel and Ruth all promoted to Upper-sixth in Bilingual Grammar School, Buea and Government High School Buea Town respectively were in … Read more

Divisional Delegate for Forestry and Wildlife Installs the Folepi Village Forest Management Committee

TOWARDS FULL PROTECTION OF THE TOFALA HILL WILDLIFE SANCTUARY [one_third][/one_third]The Lebialem Divisional Delegate for Forestry and Wildlife, Mr. Mboui Jacques, has installed 7 members of the Folepi Village Forest Management Committee (VFMC). The installation took place on June 17, 2013 under the watchful eyes of the Senior Divisional Officer for Lebialem Division, Mr. Kouemo Simon … Read more

Lebialem Senior Divisional Officer Kick-Starts Sustainable Land Use Project

100,000 TREES TO BE PLANTED ON BUFFER ZONES OF PROPOSED TOFALA SANCTUARY [one_third][/one_third]The Senior Divisional Officer (SDO) for Lebialem Division has officially launched the first phase of the Tofala sustainable land use project in Folepi Village in the Wabane Sub-division. Mr. Kouemo Simon alongside the Divisional Delegate for Forestry and Wildlife and other officials was … Read more

Taiwan’s Aid Supporting Conservation in Cameroon

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.1.1″] On April 12, 2004 the world woke up with breaking news that another sub-population of the Cross River gorillas has been discovered in a hitherto unknown forest location and further unknown local conservation organization, the Environment and Rural Development Foundation (ERuDeF). This breaking news came at a time when the major … Read more

The Environment in the Cameroon Press, June 2013

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.1.1″] NATIONAL NEWS Cameroonian Journalist Wins African Climate Change Reporting Award The Eden Newspaper (issue No. 789 of Monday June 3, 2013) opens its door to environmental news for the month of June with an article on how one of theirs, Elias Ngalame emerged amongst the 10 best African Journalist for the … Read more

Hunter’s son guns down sister in Besali

[one_third][/one_third]When a tragedy strikes, we mourn, but sometimes especially in the African tradition we ask questions why certain calamities befall certain people. We mourn with a hunter who lost his daughter on Sunday, June 9, 2013 when his son used his gun to shoot the daughter. We might be tempted to ask the question; Can … Read more

ERuDeF celebrates World Day to Combat Desertification

[one_third][/one_third]As the world wakes up to increasing threats of desertification, the Environment and Rural Development Foundation (ERuDeF) on June, 17, 2013 joined the world over to commemorate this year’s edition of the world day to combat desertification under the theme “drought and water scarcity” with accompanying slogan “don’t let our future dry up”. ERuDeF used … Read more