ERuDeF, Empowering Women In Green Economy

“When more women work, economies grow,” says Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, a UN Women Executive. Off late, there has been an urgent call for greater gender equality, which has also implied a greater use of human capital as well as human development. However, human development has laid on women around the world who still face massive gender … Read more

Sale of Forested Lands Drives Wanton Deforestation In Upper Bayang

[one_third][/one_third]The population of Bokwa, Kendem and Fumbe villages in the Upper Bayang Subdivision Southwest Cameroon have cautioned their chiefs to desist from excessive sale of community and forested lands inducing wanton deforestation in the area. Floribert Assonga They were speaking recently, during sensitisation meetings organised by the Environment and Rural Development Foundation (ERuDeF) for the … Read more

Over 60500 agroforestry species transplanted In West, Littoral Regions

[one_third][/one_third]Over 60500 agroforestry trees have been transplanted in four divisions of the West and Littoral Regions, Cameroon. A team of agroforestry technicians arrived at this statistics recently, after an evaluation tour to the two Regions. According to the Agroforestry Coordinator for the West and Littoral, Junie Chamjui, farmers took interest in planting more agroforestry trees … Read more

Lebialem Community Schooled On Benefits of Agroforestry Systems

[one_third][/one_third]The Lebialem Agroforestry Programme Coordinator, Ntungwa Elong, has enlightened people of Lebialem on the importance of the agroforestry systems in the improvement of farm yields. By: Smith Elong In an over 20 minute sensitisation talk on this system of farming at the Lebialem Community Radio (107.5FM), Friday July 14, 2017, the Agroforestry Programme Coordinator said … Read more

New Delegate Affirms Collaboration With ERuDeF In Lebialem Highlands Biodiversity Management

[one_third][/one_third]The new Divisional Delegate of Forestry and Wildlife for Lebialem, Ikome Delphine, has expressed her desire to unflinchingly collaborate with the Environment and Rural Development (ERuDeF) in saving species and biodiversity hotspots within the Lebialem Highlands Conservation Complex. She was speaking, Monday July 10, 2017, to the ERuDeF team during a familiarity visit at ERuDeF’s … Read more

Farmers In Magha-Bamumbu Improve Livelihoods Via Echinops Roots Exportation.

[one_third][/one_third]The President of Mt Bamboutos Enterprise Cooperative Society (MoBECoS), Landus Thandus, has testified that the commercialisation of Echinops root has improved on household incomes of many in the community. By E.Fuh He was speaking on the heels of the successful exportation of over 894Kg dried roots Echinops giganteus, mid-June 2017, by farmers, to V. Mane … Read more

ERuDeF Sets 2035 Budget At FCFA 10 Billion

[one_third][/one_third]Board of Trustees (BoT) at the Environment and Rural Development Foundation (ERuDeF), have set FCFA 10 billion ($20 million) as the budget to run the organisation by 2035. They made this revelation, Saturday July 8, 2017, in an ordinary board meeting at the conference room of the ERuDeF Institute of Biodiversity and Non-profit studies. By: … Read more

ERuDeF, Rainforest Trust Making Great strides in Managing Tofala

[one_third][/one_third]The Tofala Hill Wildlife Sanctuary is one of Cameroon’s newest protected area created in 2014 by a Prime Ministerial Decree for the conservation of some close to 40 Cross River Gorilla, over 150 Nigerian Cameroon Chimpanzees, unknown population Drills and other biodiversity species. Though a bold step towards conserving this biodiversity hotspot and its emblematic … Read more