3 New Threatened Tree Species Identified Within the Mt Cameroon Tree Project

Three new threatened tree species have been identified in the Mount Cameroon area. The species Cola suboppositifolia, Oxanthus montanus and Draceana bueana all species classified threatened by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature(IUCN) were found in the Buassa and Sanje forests in Mount Cameroon in March by a team of Foresters from the … Read more

The Southern Bakundu Forest Reserve: A Farm Estate or Protected Area?

[one_half][/one_half] The creation of nature reserves in Cameroon dates back to the colonial era. The Southern Bakundu Forest Reserve was created in 1939 as a native administrative forest reserve and approved following decree No. 22 of 25 April 1940 by the British Colonial Government. The forest reserve was created as private state property and classified … Read more

Trees for the Future Cameroon in partnership with ERuDeF launch the 2013 Best Agro-forestry Farms Awards

PRESS RELEASE, WEDNESDAY, MAY 8, 2013, BUEA, SW CAMEROON In order to promote sustainable agriculture and reduce substantial use of chemical fertilizers in peasant farms in Cameroon, Trees for the Future Cameroon (known as TREES Cameroon) in partnership with the Environment and Rural Development Foundation, (ERuDeF) have launched the 2013 Best Agro-forestry Farms Awards. The … Read more

3 New Threatened Tree Species Identified Within the Mt Cameroon Tree Project

[one_third][/one_third] Three new threatened tree species have been identified in the Mount Cameroon area. The species Cola suboppositifolia, Oxanthus montanus and Draceana bueana all species classified threatened by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature(IUCN) were found in the Buassa and Sanje forests in Mount Cameroon in March by a team of Foresters from … Read more

EIBiNS Matriculates 2nd Batch Of Trainees

[one_third][/one_third] The ERuDeF Institute of Biodiversity and Non-profit Studies (EIBiNS), has matriculated its second batch of trainees. Seven trainees were matriculated into specializations like NGO Administration, Agroforestry Management, Environmental Journalism and Wildlife Management. The trainees were admitted on March 22, 2014 for the Integrated Conservation Management (ICM) and the NGO Studies and Fundraising (NSF) Diploma … Read more

Man and Nature Lauded for Valorizing Natural Resources.

[one_third][/one_third] French Charity, Man & Nature has been lauded as a perfect example in creating links between private sectors from the North and local communities from the South in conserving and valorizing natural resources in a sustainable way. The Charity received applause during the 8th Pan-African Access Benefit Sharing (ABS) Workshop that took place from … Read more

ERuDeF Launches Business Phase of Palm Oil Project

[one_third][/one_third] The Environment and Rural Development Foundation (ERuDeF) has launched the business phase of the of the palm oil project. The palm oil project which was launched in 2011 entered this new phase in March-April 2014.This new phase envisages the production and marketing of at least 6,000 liters of crude palm oil within one month. … Read more

ERuDeF Trains 14 People on the Cultivation of Echinops giganteus

[one_third][/one_third] The Environment and Rural Development Foundation (ERuDeF) under its Echinops giganteus project has trained 14 people on the different steps involved in the cultivation of the echinops plant. The training took place in Magha-Bamumbu on March 25 2014. The ERuDeF team started with the general presentation of the Echinops giganteus The trainees were told … Read more

Thank You For Strong Petition On Cross River Gorilla Petition

[one_third][/one_third] “We want to thank all the nearly 75,000 people who helped send a message to the government of Cameroon supporting the conservation of the Cross River Gorillas” says Arend de Haas, Executive Director of the African Conservation Foundation (ACF) The Lebialem Highlands-along with the other biodiversity hotspots in the area constitute an area of … Read more

Environmental Club Students Take On Rainforest Expedition In Tofala

Some students belonging to school environmental clubs have accompanied Biologists from the Environment and Rural Development Foundation (ERuDeF) into the Tofala forest to get a taste of the rainforest expedition. The expedition took place on March 15, 2014 in the Besali forest. Students together with ERuDeF’s biological team, the Manager for Education Akeh Nug, a … Read more