ERuDeF Launches Green Corporate Leaders Award

As the world economy turns towards a green economy, so too should the Cameroon economy in the face of a gruelling negative impact of climatic change. In an effort to launch this campaign in Cameroon and mentor the Cameroon’s corporate bodies to move towards a greener economy, the leading national conservation organisation in Cameroon, the … Read more

New Conservation Ambassadors Advocate Environmental Conservation

[one_third][/one_third] Some 1000 pupils and students from Bangang, Folepi, Nkong, Banti, Besali, Egumbu, Fonjumataw and Bechati villages around Tofala Hill Wildlife Sanctuary have dedicated themselves to support ERuDeF in educating their communities against poor environmental practices. Slash-and-burn farming system, indiscriminate felling of trees and hunting, and other activities that further jeopardise the existence of endangered … Read more

Forest Garden System

Prospect for Higher Incomes [one_third][/one_third] More farmers are turning to the Forest Garden System of crop growing as it promises immense benefits in high yields and higher incomes all year round. On February 25, 2015, a new set of low-income farmers resident at Mile 16 Bolifamba in Buea, Fako Division, South West Region, signed a … Read more

Besali Chief Bans Rampant Fishing

[one_third][/one_third]The Chief of Besali, Ekwe Tayem Robert, in Wabane Sub-division in Lebialem Division of the South West Region, has banned uncontrolled fishing and poisoning of waters to harvest fish in the rivers of Besali. The Chief had discovered that their most stable source of protein has been seriously depleted and sizable fish has disappeared from … Read more

God, Help Matoh!

[one_third][/one_third]Your speech dies as soon as you leave Kossala and Mukete Estates behind you and begin the bumpy ride towards Matoh. The rural areas of Cameroon crawl with fascinating levels of poverty closely associated with lack of roads or of their distorted nature that render them as useless transport networks. The flavour of exotic Cameroonian … Read more

Produce More, Reap Longer With Organic Manure’

[one_third][/one_third] 20 March 2015 Produce More, Reap Longer With Organic Manure’ Posted in News, Views 1272 Produce More, Reap Longer With Organic Manure’ Soil has been the base of world agriculture from the beginning of recorded history. In a lifetime, man has to deal with the soil in one way or another. We can then … Read more

GPS Kugwe Beat ERuDeF/TREES 2-1 In Football Match

[one_third][/one_third] TREES USA partners and ERuDeF players recently suffered defeat at hands of GPS Kugwe in Batibo Subdivision, North West region. The TREES USA partners, who were on a monitoring and evaluation trip in the West, Littoral, South West and North West Regions, had stopped at the primary school in Kugwe to offer the pupils … Read more

Farmer-Grazer Problem: Unresolved Conflict In Cameroon

[one_third][/one_third]The problem seems perennial. Farmers in the North West Region practising agroforestry say rich Fulani cattle keepers stubbornly drive their animals to graze on their agroforestry plants. According to the farmers, the Fulani herders who stubbornly drive their animals to graze on their crops and agroforestry species undermines their efforts to use natural fertilizer on … Read more

Forest Communities Trained On Forest Governance

[one_third][/one_third]An agreement signed between the government of Cameroon and the European Union (EU) is shaking the very foundations of logging business in the country, by getting communities in forest concession areas map out their customary lands and resources. The Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA) was signed as part of a larger scheme to facilitate forest law … Read more