Unceasing Anglophone crisis Impedes Environmental Education in Lebialem Division

[one_third][/one_third]Environmental conservationists have lamented over severe negative repercussions the Anglophone crisis has had on Environmental Education in Lebialem. Speaking recently in Lebialem, the conservationists mainly from the Education for Sustainable Development Programme (ESD), at the Environment and Rural Development Foundation (ERuDeF), indicated repeated ghost towns adorned with school boycotts have had untold effects on the … Read more

SBC Ltd Adopts New Palm Oil Production Model As 2017/2018 Milling Season Approaches

[one_third][/one_third] A new model to enhance production and marketing of Palm Oil, has been adopted by the Silver Back Company Limited (SBC Ltd). The new palm oil milling model aims at maximizing profit for the company while improving the livelihood of the communities adjacent to protected areas. The redefinition of the strategies for the project … Read more

Silver Back Company, ERuDeF’s Biodiversity Business Component

[one_third][/one_third]The Lebialem highlands forest area is predominantly a palm oil exploitation area.The Lebialem palm oil development project was introduced in 2011 by the Environment and Rural Development Foundation (ERuDeF). It led to a considerable improvement in the livelihood of the local population with increase in household income from 20% to 45%. In the course of … Read more

Liquid Fertilizer Gaining Grounds In West Region

[one_third][/one_third]Farmers in the Western part of Cameroon have adopted a new method of fertilising crops. Juice squeezed from agroforestry leaves and other biological materials are applied on crops, yielding equivalent results as other fertilisers. The new technology was discovered by ERuDeF’s field based technician in Bakassa (West Region of Cameroon), Jean Baptiste Nitcheu, According to … Read more

SBC Contributions To Dev’t Of Access & Benefit Sharing Initiative In Cameroon

[one_third][/one_third]Throughout history, indigenous peoples and local communities have used traditional knowledge and biological resources to cure illnesses, provide nourishment, and fulfill everyday livelihood needs. More recently, many people have benefitted from the use of some of this knowledge and biodiversity to develop pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, crop varieties and livestock breeds, and other products for personal use. … Read more

SBC, Contributing To Collaborative Protected Area Management In Cameroon

[one_third][/one_third]The Silver Back Company Ltd (SBC) is a social business company created by the Environment and Rural Development Foundation (ERuDeF) in 2013. It aimed at assisting the communities in which ERuDeF is working, commercialise the products produced by the cooperatives. Ignatius Njom The SBC Ltd constitutes the principal source of funding to two endowments namely … Read more

ERuDeF, CAMHERP-CBF Conduct Biodiversity Inventory At Mt Muanenguba

[one_third][/one_third]Wildlife Biologists from the Environment and Rural Development Foundation (ERuDeF) andthe Cameroon Herpetology-Conservation Biology Foundation (CAMHERP-CBF) have reappraised the biodiversity abundance in Mt. Muanenguba. This was after a two week inventory conducted on the mountain to keep abreast with the various fauna and flora present in the mountain. Stanely Acham From August 20 to 31,2017ateam, … Read more

ERuDeF Menji Staff Renew Commitments

[one_third][/one_third]Staff of the Environment and Rural Development Foundation (ERuDeF’s) Western Regional Office, based in Menji, have echoed their renewed commitment to push forward the Organisation’s Conservation vision by carrying out their work diligently and on time. They made the commitment during an enlarged staff meeting that took place recently in the conference room of the … Read more

ERuDeF Institute’s IVP Programme, Contributing To Biodiversity Conservation In Cameroon

[one_third][/one_third]Created in 2008 to improve and build the capacity of Cameroonian graduate students known as the International Volunteering Programme {IVP}, it has within a period of nine years grown from a small national initiative to an international program. The number of participants in the program has greatly increased from a few per year in 2008 … Read more

Over 2Million Agroforestry Trees Planted Littoral, West Northwest, Southwest Cameroon

[one_third][/one_third]The Environment and Rural Development Foundation (ERuDeF), in collaboration with Trees for the Future-USA, has transplanted 2,188,000 Acacia, Leucaena, and Prunus tree species in over 80 communities in the 15 Divisions in the Southwest, Northwest, West and Littoral Regions. This inventory was recorded after visit paid to project sites by ERuDeF Agroforestry Coordinators last September … Read more