Silverback Company Joins Network for NTFPs Valorization In Cameroon

[one_third][/one_third]The Silver Back Company (SBC) Ltd of the Environment and Rural Development Foundation (ERuDeF) has joined the Platform of NGOs involve in the valorization of Non Timber Forestry Products (NTFPs) in Cameroon. These NTFPs include Mondia whitei plant, Echinops giganteus roots, Palm oil, Kernel oil, Honey wax, Propolis, Njangsang oil, Moabi oil, Mbalaka oil, Allanblackia … Read more

20 Bags of Improved Maize Seeds Donated to LeWoCoS

[one_third][/one_third]Some 20 bags of improved maize seeds have been handed over to members of the Lewoh Women Cooperative Society (LeWoCoS) to boost maize production as a way of solving the problem of food insecurity and improving on the livelihood of farmers in the Lewoh community. These improved maize seeds were donated recently in Lewoh by … Read more

Snare Wires, ‘Threatening’ Wildlife Species In Tofala

[one_third][/one_third]Snare wires are posing a serious threat to wildlife species in the Tofala Hill Wildlife Sanctuary. Videos downloaded recently from Camera traps planted in the Sanctuary to monitor wildlife species portray a number of wildlife species with injuries inflicted by wires planted in the park by adjacent communities. The snare wire used in hunting in … Read more

3500 Prunus Seedlings Due Planting In Kupe

[one_third][/one_third]Over 3500 seeds of Prunus africana are ready for planting in Kupe Muaneguba Division of the Southwest Region of Cameroon. Farmers are expected to plant these seedlings to promote diversification in their farms and improve on their livelihood Prunus africana were donated to the community by ERuDeF because of the medicinal importance of the tree … Read more

Fruit Tree Value Chain Project Underway In Lewoh

[one_third][/one_third]A fruit tree value chain project has been initiated in the Lewoh Community in Lebialem Division, Southwest Cameroon. This project, expected to add value to fruits produced in this part of the country, was initiated recently by Environment and Rural Development Foundation (ERuDeF). During the project initiation meeting which took place at Government Technical High … Read more

ESD Coordinator Says Community Engagement Is Indispensable For Elephant Conservation In SW Cameroon

[one_half][/one_half]The Environment and Rural Development Foundation (ERuDeF)’s Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) Programme Coordinator, Samuel Ngueping has reiterated the need for adjacent communities to African Elephant habitats to collaborate with conservation organizations in fighting against elephant poaching. He was speaking, August 17, 2016, during a programme organised by ERuDeF at the Lebialem Community Radio as … Read more

MINEPDED And ERuDeF Join Forces Against Biodiversity Depletion In Lebialem

[one_third][/one_third]In order to reduce human pressure on the rich biodiversity of the Lebialem Highlands Conservation Complex, the Environment and Rural Development Foundation (ERuDeF) and the Lebialem Divisional Delegation of the Ministry of Environment, Protection of Nature and Sustainable Development (MINEPDED) have agreed to come up with a harmonised conservation and reforestation strategy. This agreement was … Read more

90% Of Threatened Trees Planted At MCNP Survive!

[one_third][/one_third]The Environment and Rural Development Foundation (ERuDeF)’s efforts to conserve and restore globally threatened trees in the Mt Cameroon Nation Park (MCNP) and the peripheral zones is yielding success. Out of the 4724 seedlings of different threatened trees species planted in May 2016, over 90% are surviving. This observation was made during an assessment conducted … Read more

Dryad Project Reinstates Hope In Community Forestry In SW Cameroon

[one_third][/one_third]Inhabitants in areas where some community forests were selected for the first phase of the Dryad Project in Southwest Cameroon now believe they can exploit the full potentials of their community forests through sustainable management and exploitation of forest resources for the benefit of the community. This was concluded during a sensitization campaign carried out … Read more