Farmers Trained On Agroforestry Technologies In Lebialem Highlands

[one_third][/one_third]Farmers in some villages in Lebialem Division, Southwest Cameroon, have been trained to introduce Alley Cropping Technology into their farms for better yields. The training was organised June, 2017 by the Lebialem Agroforestry Coordinator at the Environment and Rural Development Foundation (ERuDeF), Ntungwa Elong, during a sensitisation tour organised in the villages. The villages included … Read more

Neem; Healing Communities, Improving Livelihoods In Cameroon

[one_third][/one_third]One of the Agroforestry trees species, Neem (Azadirachtaindica), is increasingly being embraced by farmers in the Northwest and Southwest Regions of Cameroon. Due to its high medicinal value, farmers have invested in planting huge quantities of the plants. The farmers attest to the fact that the agroforestry tree species is healing their communities while also … Read more

3000 Trees Planted to Revitalise Ekambeng Water Catchment

Over 3000 tree species of Acacia and Leucaena have successfully been planted around the Koubi Water Development Project Site in Ekambeng village, Kupe Muanenguba Division of Southwest Cameroon. Villagers of the Ekambeng community braved the rains, Tuesday June 2017 to plant the trees. According to the villagers, the threat of their water source drying up … Read more

Mondia whitei Farmers Receive Farm Inputs, Financial Motivation

[one_third][/one_third]Some Farm tools have been donated to producers of the Mondia Whitei plant in Lewoh, Lebialem Highlands of Southwest Cameroon. The equipment comprising farm hoes, cutlasses, conservation plastic materials, among others, were distributed to over 30 farmers, Saturday June 10, 2017, by the Coordinator of the Access and Benefit Sharing (ABS) Initiative at the Environment … Read more

Mane Foundation Urges Echinops, Mondia Farmers to Produce More

[one_third][/one_third]The Director of Mane Foundation, Michel Mane, has called on producers of Mondia whitei and Echinops gigantus plants to increase production to meet up growing market demands. He was speaking recently while paying contact visits to Magha and Lewoh, Lebialem Division of Southwest Cameroon. His aim was geared towards reinforcing collaboration with the local communities … Read more

Tofala Women Approve Creation Of Tofala Women Farmers’ Cooperative Society

[one_third][/one_third]Women from villages around the Tofala Hill Wildlife Sanctuary (THWS) have unanimously accepted to create a single cooperative society dubbed the Tofala Women Farmers’ Cooperative Society. They took the decision, Friday May 26, 2017 in Bechati, Lebialem Division of Southwest Cameroon. Coming from seven villages around THWS, the women acclaimed the move, indicating the various … Read more

ERuDeF Celebrates World Environment Day, Calls Population To Connect To Nature

[one_third][/one_third]The population of Southwest Cameroon, have been urged to plant more trees around their compound, so they can effectively connect to nature. The Manager of the Education for Sustainable Development Programme (ESD) at the Environment and Rural Development Foundation, Samuel Ngueping, was speaking Monday June 5, while celebrating the 45th anniversary of World Environment Day … Read more

ERuDeF En-Route Towards Restoration Of Degraded Landscape, Biodiversity Of Mt Bamboutos Ecosystem

[one_third][/one_third]An estimated one-tenth of the human population derives their life-support directly from mountains. Mountains are important not only for their inhabitants, but for millions of people living in lowlands. At the global scale, mountains’ greatest value may be as sources of all the world’s major rivers, and many smaller ones. Mountains play a critical role … Read more

Cottage Industries Establishment Underway In Lebialem Highlands

[one_third][/one_third]A team of economists from Cameroon’s leading conservation Non-Profit NGO, the Environment and Rural Development Foundation (ERuDeF) are carrying out feasibility studies on the establishment of cottage industries that will contribute towards enhancing conservation efforts in the Lebialem Highlands Conservation Complex. Aimed at improving on the livelihoods of communities adjacent to biodiversity hotspots within the … Read more

ERuDeF Menji Equipped With New Furniture

[one_third][/one_third]The management of the Environment and Rural Development foundation (ERuDeF) has equipped its Western Cameroon Office based in Menji with modern furniture and high internet connection. The furniture consist of a conference room table, 14 table chairs and 2 book shelves. According to the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of ERuDeF, Ursula Nkeng, equipping the Menji … Read more