Recruitment of Interns @ ERuDeF

The Chief Executive of ERuDeF is seeking to recruit three Interns with backgrounds respectively in biology, wildlife, conservation biology, socio-economics and women and gender. The prospective interns will need to fulfill the following conditions: · Hold at least a 1st degree in any of the above fields and preferably a Master’s Degree; · One year relevance experience … Read more

Building A Collaborative Monitoring Approach To Rescue Forest Concessions And Protected Areas In Manyu, South West Cameroon, From Human Encroachments.

[one_third][/one_third] The remaining tropical forests in Cameroon are under severe threat due to encroachment by forest fringed communities. This has led to acute deforestation, hence, habitat loss and environmental degradation. In a two days meeting recently organised by the South West Regional Delegation of Forestry and Wildlife in Cameroon, managers of forest concessions and protected … Read more

Reducing Effects Of Traditional Agriculture On Climate Change In Muyuka, Fako Division Of South West Cameroon Through Video Documentary And Sensitisation

[one_third][/one_third] Increasing cost and demands of agricultural products induced by population growth has brought about an increasing adoption of the traditional slash & burn, and shifting cultivation system of farming in most rural communities in Cameroon. This practice of farms burning and forests clearing is very predominant in rural communities especially in Muyuka, Fako Division … Read more

Ensuring Survival Of Critically Endangered Western Lowland Gorillas By Securing Corridors Linking Deng Deng National Park to Dja Biosphere Reserve In Cameroon

[one_third][/one_third]Human pressure on forests is increasingly coming from areas outside of the traditional forest sector. Rising global commodity prices have led to an increased focus on expanding mineral extraction and industrial agricultural plantations. Rapidly developing urban areas need more land to meet their needs. Much of this expansion has, and will, come at the expense … Read more

Improve Household Food Security And Alleviate Poverty Through Sustainable Management Of Agro-biodiversity In Tibati, Ngaoundal, And Bango, Adamawa, Cameroon

Food insecurity is a major concern in Northern Cameroon. The level of production increases at an inferior rhythm than population (MINADER 2008). At least 40% of Cameroonians live under poverty; they are unable to provide the basic necessities of life (nutrition, health, education and accommodation). According to Borlaug, 2007, agro forestry is an alternative method … Read more

The Conservation of Threatened Trees of Mount Cameroon through Workshop

[one_third][/one_third]In a bid to ensure the conservation of threatened tree species endemic to the Mount Cameroon area like microberlinia bisulcata commonly known as Tiger wood, Village Forest Management Committees (VFMCs) were created to manage and regenerate trees. However, VFMCs are unable to properly monitor the growth and survival of these trees because they lack skills … Read more

Strengthening the capacity of local Biological Monitors in the effective management of Protected Areas in the Lebialem Highlands Conservation Complex, Cameroon

[one_third][/one_third]The Lebialem Highlands Conservation Complex is rich with endemic biodiversity under threats that include but not limited to poaching, farming and illegal timber exploitation. This complex harbors a protected area (Tofala Hills Wildlife Sanctuary) and two proposed protected areas (Mak-Betchou Wildlife Sanctuary and the Mount Bamboutos Integral Ecological Reserve). The major problems in managing the … Read more

Revamping Conservation Groups for Greater Protection of the Proposed Mount Kupe Integral Ecological Reserve

The Proposed Mount Kupe Integral Ecological Reserve in the Southwest and Littoral Regions of Cameroon is covered with a pristine forest, and home to many rare and unique species of plants and animals. The mountain is home of many birds, reptiles, amphibians, plants, insects and mammals endemic to the area. Amongst which are the famous … Read more

Strengthening Capacity of Communities for Elephant Conservation

[one_third][/one_third]Strengthen the capacity of schools and communities for elephant conservation in the Proposed Mak-Betchou Wildlife Sanctuary in Lebialem, Southwest Region, is being carried out through nature art and crafting activities in environmental clubs. ERuDeF which is facilitating this capacity building aims to create general awareness for the protection of wildlife resources and reduce the fragmentation … Read more

Replanted Tiger Wood, Mahogany Record Over 80% Survival Rate

[one_third][/one_third]About 90 percent of (Tiger wood) Microberlinia bisulcata, and (Mahogany) Entandrophragma angolenses, transplanted into the wild at Woteva and Bakingili Community Forests have survived. By Tengem Adeline Tiger wood and mahogany are some of the threatened trees in the Mt. Cameroon area which ERuDeF is trying to restore in collaboration with the Regional Delegation of … Read more