GREAT NEWS!!!-Cross River Gorilla, Nigeria-Cameroon Chimp and Preuss Monkey Caught in Camera in Tofala Forest

In January 2014, ERuDeF’s Biological team received a two-day training on the collection and assembling of great apes data in the Forest from a wildlife Expert from the Virginia Tech University, Michael st Germain. He gave the training during his visit to the Lebialem Highlands SW Cameroon, from January 9th to January 15th 2014. After … Read more

News on the Environment & Sustainable Development in Cameroon: A Review of Cameroon’s Pioneer purely Environmental Newspaper-The Green Vision

News on the Environment & Sustainable Development in Cameroon A Review of Cameroon’s Pioneer purely Environmental Newspaper-The Green Vision [one_third][/one_third]Minister Re-iterates Ban on Plastic Bags The Minister of Environment, Protection of Nature for Sustainable Development, Hele Pierre has restated that the ban on plastic bags in Cameroon will be effective from April 2014. The Minister … Read more

ERuDeF Biologists Encounter 10 Chimpanzees in Tofala Forest

[one_third][/one_third] 7:30 PM, February 4, 2014, its dinner time. A team of Biologists from the Environment and Rural Development Foundation (ERuDeF) gather to have a meal in the forest before going to sleep. Before they could do that, they were interrupted by Chimpanzees vocalizing just close to their camp site. It was difficult to see … Read more

Resistant Communities Concede The Gazetting Of Tofala Rainforest

[one_third][/one_third] Some Tofala Forest adjacent villages like Fossimondi, M’mockbie, and Nwangong, who before put up stunt resistance against the gazetting of the Proposed Tofala Hill Wildlife Sanctuary (PTHWS) have declared profound support to ERuDeF in the gazetting of this biodiversity hot spot in the Lebialem Highlands. After constant sensitization campaigns and meetings with elites, notables … Read more

[one_third][/one_third]Over 5000 persons from Fossimondi, M’mockbie and Nwangong villages bordering the biodiversity-rich Tofala forest in the Lebialem Highlands have been schooled on the need to conserve endangered wildlife species like the Cross River Gorillas, Nigerian-Cameroon Chimpanzees and many others in the proposed Tofala Hill Wildlife Sanctuary (THWS). They were also advised to shun poor environmental … Read more

Expert Trains ERuDeF Biological Team On Data Collection

[one_third][/one_third] Biological staff from the Environment and Rural Development Foundation (ERuDeF) have received a two-day training on the collection and assembling of great apes data in the Forest from a wildlife Expert from the Virginia Tech University. The Expert, Michael st Germain who is the Biological Project Supervisor of Virginia Polytechnic Institute gave the training … Read more

Cameroon Government Convenes 1st National Forum on the Practical Delivery of the ABS Principle through Echinops Project

[one_third][/one_third] The Cameroon government Ministry of Environment, Protection of Nature and Sustainable Development (MINEPDED), through the Access and Benefit Sharing (ABS) National Focal Point team in collaboration with Cameroonian Conservation Non-profit, the Environment and Rural Development Foundation (ERuDeF), the Deutsche Gesellschaftfür Internationale Zusammenarbeit(GIZ), and local stakeholders held the first national stakeholder meeting to review the … Read more