Water Management Committee Installed To Resolve Menji Water Crisis

[one_third][/one_third]A Water Management Committee has been put in place in Menji, Chief Town of the Lebialem Division to ensure the proper maintenance and management of water schemes in this area. The Committee, which has as Chairman, Fogap Ivo was installed during an enlarged water management forum organized last August 29, 2016 at the Women Empowerment … Read more

Agroforestry Technologies Pay Off In Northwest Cameroon

[one_third][/one_third]Some farmers who implemented Agroforestery systems in their farms, in Boyo Division of North West Region Cameroon, have begun reaping some benefits. During a recent visit paid the Division by a team of experts from the Environment and Rural Development Foundation (ERuDeF), it was discovered that the farmers who adopted the agroforesrty techniques earlier demonstrated … Read more

Near-Matured Trees Stop Encroachment Into Bakingili Community Forest

[one_third][/one_third]Inhabitants of the Mount Cameroon Borders and its peripheral communities say the agro-industrial company, Cameroon Development Corporation (CDC) has stopped parading the areas planted with threatened trees in the Bakingili Community Forest. This is thanks to the sapling stages attained by trees planted by the Environment and Rural Development Foundation (ERuDeF) in 2014/2015 to restore … Read more

Revamping LeWoCoS: New Executives Elected

[one_third][/one_third]Nine new executive members have been elected to revamp the Lewoh Women Cooperative Society (LeWoCoS), which has been dormant for the last five years. The elections, organised by the Environment and Rural Development Foundation (ERuDeF) in Lewoh, August 2016, came up on the heels of protracted problems that have been plaguing the Cooperative. There was … Read more

Trees Planted To Protect GBPS Fonjometow’s Water Catchment In Lebialem

[one_third][/one_third]Over 600 seedlings of Agroforestry species have been planted around the water catchment of Government Bilingual Primary School (GBPS) Fonjometow in Lebialem Division, Southwest Region to improve on the water quality and protect it from drying off. The tree species, Acacia angustissima and Leucaena leucocephala were planted September 07, 2016, by the Environment and Rural … Read more

Agroforestry Trees Improve Water Quality In Boyo Division

[one_third][/one_third]Villagers of Fundong, Boyo Division of the Northwest Region of Cameroon now enjoy potable water. This is thanks to some7000 Acacia, Leucaena and Prunus tree species planted to serve as life fencing around some water sources in this area. In March 2016, the Environment and Rural Development Foundation (ERuDeF) received complaint from some local communities … Read more

Community Forest Institutions To Manage Community Forests In Upper Bayang

[one_third][/one_third]Communities in Upper Bayang of Manyu Division, Southwest Cameroon have agreed that Community Forest Institution be created to oversee the management of community forests in this part of country. This is one of the outcomes of the information and awareness meeting organised recently by the Environment and Rural Development Foundation (ERuDeF) in Kendem, bringing together … Read more

Nkongho-Mbo People See ‘Light’ In Mak-Betchou Rainforest Community Conservation Programme

[one_third][/one_third]The people of Nkongho-Mbo in Southwest Cameroon have greeted the newly established Mak-Betchou Rainforest Community Conservation Programme with lots of joy giving the developmental prospects, which the project has for their communities. They overly expressed their joy during the ERuDeF Inception Workshop on the Nkongho-Mbo Integrated Conservation and Development Programme organised recently at the Southwest … Read more

Hunters Drop Guns For Wildlife Conservation In Mak-Betchou

[one_third][/one_third]Some 13 hunters from villages around the proposed Mak-Betchou Wildlife Sanctuary have promised to drop their guns and collaborate with the Environment and Rural Development Foundation (ERuDeF) in conserving wildlife in this biodiversity hotspot. They made the promise at the end of a two day capacity building training workshop, which took place at the ERuDeF’s … Read more

Community Conservation Social Enterprise Development Initiative Launched

[one_third][/one_third]Cooperative Members from some communities adjacent to the proposed Mak-Betchou Wildlife Sanctuary have been introduced to a new funding mechanism that enables them efficiently generate income to support local community initiatives and livelihoods. The funding mechanism dubbed the Community Conservation Social Enterprise Development (CoCoSED) was introduced during a one day workshop on Conservation Finance, which … Read more