Farmers Plant 1000 Trees To Protect Water Catchment

A new farming group in Moungo Division, Littoral Region Cameroon has planted 1000 Acacia trees along their water catchment to protect and increase the supply of water. The new group; Group de Plantation Soptowa (GPST) planted these trees recently in Melong II. Supported by US Charity Trees for the Future, this move is intended to … Read more

Chimpanzee Population On a Rise in the Tofala Forest

[one_third][/one_third] A German Researcher has said the presence of many baby chimpanzees captured in camera traps in the proposed Tofala Hill Wildlife Sanctuary is an indication that chimpanzee population is on the rise in this Forest. Sebastien Linarz was speaking on May 30th, 2014 at the ERuDeF Institute of Biodiversity and Non-Profit Studies (EIBiNS), Buea … Read more

Local Communities Commit to Plant Threatened Trees

[one_third][/one_third] Community members of Woteva and Bakingili, all adjacent to Mt Cameroon have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the NGO, Environment and Rural Development Foundation (ERuDeF) committing themselves to plant seedlings of some threatened trees species in their community forests. The signing ceremony took place on June 20, 2014, between the Chief of … Read more

Mak- Betchou Wildlife Sanctuary Soon To Get Legal Status

[one_third][/one_third] The proposed Mak–Betchou Chimpanzee Sanctuary, located in Lebialem division, SW, Cameroon will soon have a legal status. This follows a two-day workshop to prepare the Technical Note for the creation of this sanctuary that took place on June 23 and 24 in Buea. The workshop, organized by the Environment and Rural Development Foundation (ERuDeF) … Read more

ERuDeF Sets Up New 35000 Capacity NTFP Nursery at Mmockbie

[one_third][/one_third] In a bid to support the farming population of Mmockbie, a forest adjacent community to the proposed Tofala Wildlife Hill Sanctuary, the Environment and Rural Development Foundation (ERuDeF) has set up a 35000 capacity nursery to raise and distribute seedlings of some Non-Timber Forest Products (NTFPs). Some of the seedlings include Cola sp (atara), … Read more

11 Schools Gain Skills in Conservation Arts

[one_third][/one_third] Some eleven primary and secondary schools drawn from Mmouckmbie, Lebialem Division, SW Cameroon have picked up skills in conservation arts in a workshop organized by the Environment and Rural Development Foundation (ERuDeF). The workshop brought pupils and students from 5 secondary and 6 primary schools in Nwangong, Mmouckmbie and Mmouck Fossimondi with an overall … Read more

Mbetta Natives Introduced to Conservation Education

[one_third][/one_third] The people of Mbetta, Kupe Muanenguba Division, Southwest region of Cameroon have for the first time received lessons on conservation from members of the Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) Program, Akeh Nug and Emmanuel Ndip at ERuDeF. The team visited this area whose forest is reported to be filled with some endangered wildlife species … Read more

ERuDeF Bids Farewell To Man and Nature Representative

[one_third][/one_third] The Environment and Rural Development Foundation (ERuDeF) has officially bid farewell to the Representative of her French partner Man and Nature, Manuella Hugue. The farewell ceremony took place on Friday, June 27 in Buea in the presence of ERuDeF’s President/CEO Louis Nkembi and staff from the head office in Buea and Field office, in … Read more

10, 000 Threatened Tress Planted Out In Community Forests

[one_third][/one_third] Foresters working for the project dubbed Conservation of threatened trees at Mt Cameroon area at ERuDeF have planted out 10.000 threatened trees species in two community forest in the Mt Cameroon area, Woteva and Bankingili with the support of the community members. The species which include Microberlinia bisulcata (Zingana), Entandrophragma angolenses (Mahogany), Prunus africana … Read more

ERuDeF Rescues Red River Hog Piglets (Bush pig) From Traffickers

[one_third][/one_third] The Environment and Rural Development Foundation (ERuDeF) in collaboration with the Divisional Delegation of Forestry and Wildlife have rescued 3 piglets of Red River Hog (Bush pig) Potamochoerus porcus from Wildlife Traffickers. The piglets were seized on June 11, 2014, from Nkemngoh Michael a resident of Menji, headquarter of Lebialem Division, SW Cameroon. The … Read more