ERuDeF Staff Drilled On Microsoft Excel

[one_third][/one_third]Some ten staff of the Environment and Rural Development Foundation (ERuDeF) have been schooled on data analysis and processing using Microsoft Excel (Ms-Excel). The training dished out recently at the ERuDeF Institute of Biodiversity and Non-Profit Studies, Mile 18 Buea, was organized by Man and Nature, one of ERuDeF’s collaborators. Joyce Mbong This training came … Read more

VFMCs In Moungo Division TrainedOn Collaborative Forest Management

[one_third][/one_third]A total of 42 Village Forest Management Committee (VFMC) members adjacent to the proposed Mt Muanenguba Integral Ecological Reserve have been drilled on collaborative forest management. Facilitating NGOs, the Environment and Rural Development Foundation (ERuDeF) and the Cameroon Herpetological Biological Conservation Foundation (CAMHERP-CBF),trained the VFMCs in a workshop that took place recently in the Mbororo … Read more

Mt Muanenguba Rangers Trained On Biodiversity Conservation

[one_third][/one_third]Some ten local rangers selected from Moungo and Kupe Muanenguba Divisions, adjacent to the proposed Mt Muanenguba Integral Ecological Reserve, have been schooled on biodiversity and resource management. Facilitating NGOs, the Environment and Rural Development Foundation (ERuDeF) and the Cameroon Herpetological Biological Conservation Foundation (CAMHERP-CBF), trained the rangers in a workshop that took place recently … Read more

Mak-Betchou Forest Protection Fund Gets Pioneer Executive

[one_third][/one_third]The pioneer executive to drive the Forest Protection Fund (FoProF) of the Environment and Rural Development Foundation (ERuDeF) in Mak-Betchou has been established. The executive was constituted during a maiden assembly that took place in the Essoh-Attah, November 4, 2017. The executive consist of four members from four different institutions legally implicated in the fund. … Read more

Manengouba I & II Support Creation of Proposed Mt Muanenguba Integral Ecological Reserve

[one_third][/one_third]Two new communities have embraced the project to gazette Mount Muanenguba as an Integral Ecological Reserve. The communities, Manengouba I and II, situated in Ebone, Nlonako Sub Division, showed their interest, Wednesday the 11th of October 2017, during a Sub Divisional sensitisation meeting. The meeting took place at the conference hall of the Sub Divisional … Read more

Work Plan Established For Bakassi Post Conflict Ecosystem Management

[one_third][/one_third]A work-plan for the development of a Participative Integrated Ecosystem Services Management Plan for Bakassi Post Conflict Ecosystem (PINESMAP-BPCE) has been established. Stakeholders drawn from the Cameroon Government, local collectivities and international partners, established the roadmap recently during a three day workshop that took place in Buea, Southwest Cameroon. Joyce Mbong The workshop was geared … Read more

35 Farmers Rewarded for Best Agroforestry Practices

[one_third][/one_third]Some 35 farmers from the Southwest and West Regions of Cameroon have been awarded prizes for enormous progress made in the practice of agroforestry. The prizes including spraying cans, cutlasses and others were donated during the just ended Agroforestry Open Day in Bakassa, West Region. Organised under the theme; changing the future of farmers through … Read more

Promoting Great Apes Conservation In Cameroon Through Provision Of Long Term Economic, Financial Resilience To Community Institutions.

ERUDEF GREAT APES CONSERVATION INITIATIVE: [one_half][/one_half]The Great Apes populations has witnessed a drastic decline over the years. Poaching, habitat loss, deforestation and disease infestations are the main causes outlined by scientists. Such alarming decline has prompted international organisations to begin advocating for the conservation of these large mammals in Cameroon. From 1990, organisations like World … Read more

Restoration and Protection of Biodiversity of Mount Bamboutos Ecosystem in Western Cameroon

]The Mount Bamboutos ecosystem has greatly been degraded due to massive deforestation. Intensive and uncontrolled farming in low and high altitude areas have caused the natural vegetation of the mountain to decline, the springs on the mountain top to dry up, hence, increasing soil erosion. Further compounding these, are unregulated land uses, land use conflicts, … Read more

Tofala VFMC Builds Capacity On Wildlife Management

[one_third][/one_third]Thirty three (33) individuals representing the Village Forest Management Committees (VFMCs) of some communities bordered to the Tofala Hill Wildlife Sanctuary (THWS), have received training on basic wildlife laws and the use of GPS. The training took place recently in Bechati, headquarters to the sanctuary. Members of the VFMCs who were present, came from Bechati, … Read more