Three New Staff Recruited To Enhance ERuDeF Expansion Vision

[one_third][/one_third] The Environment and Rural Development Foundation (ERuDeF), has in line with her expansion vision of extending its activities to all 10 regions of Cameroon and other African countries, has recruited some three new staff into different posts of responsibility in the organization including a Journalist, a Conservation Coordinator for Mount Muanenguba and Mount Bamboutos … Read more

‘Ecological Restoration Needed At Mount Bamboutos’

[one_third][/one_third]The President/CEO of the Environment and Rural Development Foundation (ERuDeF) Louis Nkembi has underscored the urgent need for conservation measures and sustainable agricultural practices to be put in place in the Mount Bamboutos Area. This, according to him, will aid in restoring the depleted ecosystem while improving on the livelihood of rural farmers. During a … Read more

Over 400 Trees Planted To Protect Fragile Lebialem Highlands

[one_third][/one_third] Over 400 seedlings of agroforestry tree species have been planted in schools, farms and around water catchments in communities within the Lebialem Highlands Conservation Complex, South West Cameroon to protect the already depleting landscape, increase soil fertility, mitigate the effects of climate change as well as protect major water sources in the area. The … Read more

Alou-Tofala Cassava Farmers’ Cooperative Legalisation Imminent!

[one_third][/one_third] A file including necessary documents for the legalization of the Alou-Tofala Cassava Farmers’ Cooperative (ATCaFCoS) has been constituted and will be deposited at the Lebialem Divisional Delegation of Agriculture and Rural Development for onward transmission to Regional Delegation of South West for final registration in the days ahead. This is the outcome of a … Read more

More Farmers In Western Cameroon Benefit From Agroforestry Systems

[one_third][/one_third]Statistics gathered from Balafotio Village in the Western Region of Cameroon indicates that 80% of farmers trained on agroforestry systems in 2013 have begun experiencing increase in farm yields. After paying evaluation visit to this area, the Environment and Rural Development Foundation (ERuDeF)’s Agroforestry Programme Coordinator for Littoral and West Regions, Chamjou Junie observed that … Read more

Irish Volunteer Plants Over 2000 Agroforestry Trees In Fako Division

[one_third][/one_third] Irish volunteer, Tony Malone, has corroborated the Environment and Rural Development Foundation (ERuDeF)’s efforts in protecting fragile environments, boosting soil fertility and protecting water catchments by planting over 2000 agro forestry trees in Fako Division, Southwest Cameroon. The tree species including Acacia and Leucaena were planted, early November 2016, around the Mile 15 waterfall … Read more

West And Northwest Cameroon Farmers Rewarded For Best Agricultural Practices

[one_third][/one_third]Some 70 farmers in the West and North West Regions of Cameroon have been awarded prizes comprising machetes and spray pumps for their extraordinary performance in the implementation of modern agricultural techniques, the Agroforestry farming systems. While the first five laureates from each region were given sprays and/or machetes, 60 others received one machete each. … Read more

Placing Young Girls At Forefront Of Conservation Through Social Cohesion Programmes

[one_third][/one_third] Most if not, all global decisions taking to conserve the environment, men dominate the actors to women. Conversely, women are more committed in protecting the environment. According to the United Nation Environmental Programme (UNEP) publication on Gender equity and the Environment, Women do seem to be better attuned to the needs of the environment, … Read more

Contributing Towards The Conservation And Restoration Of The Mount Bamboutos Landscape Through Community Forest Creation In Bamumbu, South West Cameroon

[one_third][/one_third] Mount Bamboutos, rich in biodiversity, is severely threatened by negative human activities such as intensive and uncontrolled agriculture, illegal logging, poaching and varying unfriendly activities. These threats have subjected it to frequent erosion and deadly landslides, reducing the water level, hence, leaving the community and surrounding villages with limited water supply and vulnerable to … Read more

Increase Household Food Security And Poverty Alleviation Through Sustainable Agriculture Management In Western Cameroon

[one_third][/one_third] The Centre for Poverty Employment and Growth (CPEG) of the Human Science Research Council (HSRC), acknowledged that bad agricultural practice promote food insecurity. From them, food security has three dimensions, namely; food availability, food access and food use (Toit et al, 2011). In Cameroon, the concept of food insecurity is closely linked to poverty … Read more