Recruitment of Interns at ERuDeF

[one_half][/one_half]ERuDeF in order to continue to expand and strengthen its future workforce or human resource team, is seeking to recruit a number of Non-paid Interns into the following Departments in ERuDeF. They will all be based in the Office of Professional Development. The suitably qualified interns should have the following criteria: A student in the … Read more

MINFOF Launches Creation process of Proposed Mak-Bectchou Chimpanzee Sanctuary

[one_third][/one_third] With the technical assistance of the Cameroon non-profit, the Environment and Rural Development Foundation (ERuDeF), the Ministry of Forestry and Wildlife through its Lebialem Divisional office has officially kick started the process for the creation of the proposed Mak-Betchou Chimpanzee Sanctuary. This was on March, 14, 2014 during the Divisional sensitization meeting for Administrative … Read more

4000 Mahogany Seeds Collected For Forest Garden

Over 4000 seeds of Mahogany (Entandrophragma angolensis), have been collected to make up the fourth layer of ERuDeF’s agroforestry Forest Garden practice in Cameroon. The seeds were collected recently by ERuDeF’s Southwest Agroforestry Coordinator, Adeline Tengem, during a field visit to the Mt. Cameroon area. According to the Agroforestry specialist, the choice of the tree … Read more

Upper Bayang Villages Endorse KEB CIG Community Forest Creation

The three villages that make up the KEB (Kendem, Etoko, Bokwa) CIG Community Forest (CF), have thrown weight behind its creation. They gave the approval, on Wednesday March 21 2018, during a consultation meeting grouping all three concerned villages, municipal authorities of Tinto, and administrative authorities of Upper Bayang, Manyu Division. According to the villagers, … Read more

15 Nkongho-Mbeng Farmers’ Cooperative Members Benefit Micro-Loan

[one_third][/one_third] Fifteen members of the Nkongho-Mbeng Farmers’ Cooperative, based in Mbetta, have benefited from the Biodiversity Community Trust (BCT) micro-loan. The revelation was made known recently after a Board meeting scrutinised some loan application forms. According to the Board Chairperson, Christian Fonkeng, the loan worth Five Hundred Thousands Francs (500,000 FRS) is expected to yield … Read more

17 Farmers Drilled on Agroforestry Techniques & Creation of Bare Root Nursery in Magha

[one_third][/one_third] Some 17 Farmers have been schooled on the agroforestry techniques and creation of bare root nursery. This was during a two-day training workshop of March 14 and 15, 2018 at Magha village in Wabane Subdivision, Lebialem Division in the Southwest Region of Cameroon. According to the Lebialem Agroforestry Coordinator at the Environment and Rural … Read more

90 Farmers Dump Shifting Cultivation, Embrace Agroforestry Farming System at Mount Bamboutos

[one_third][/one_third]Some 90 farmers cultivating around the Mt. Bamboutos landscape, have abandoned their traditional shifting cultivation system of agriculture, for agroforestry farming system. They took the oath, March 2018, after they were sensitized on the devastating effects of shifting cultivation practices on biodiversity. These identified and selected farmers are inhabitants of Ndoh and Mezet found in … Read more

Bringing Tofala Chimps Closer to Man Through Habituation

[one_third][/one_third]Habituation specifically refers to the process of getting animals familiar with people. It is the key to observing and researching primates in the wild. Animals in the Tofala Hill Wildlife Sanctuary are gradually being habituated to humans. According to a recent video footage from the sanctuary, Chimps have started showing behavioural change to things they … Read more

ERuDeF’s Women & Gender Programme; Empowering Women To Be Self-Reliant

[one_third][/one_third] The Women and Gender Programme (WGP) is one of the four programmes that constitute the department of Livelihoods and Economic Development at ERuDeF. It seeks to empower women, girls and youths via institutional strengthening, economic literacy & empowerment and education. Within this goal, the WGP specifically wants to women to participate fully in economic … Read more

Ndom, Muandong Elite Approve Creation Of Proposed Mount Manengouba Herpetological Sanctuary

[one_third][/one_third]External elite of Ndom and Muandong communities, have endorsed the creation of Proposed Mount Manengouba Herpetological Sanctuary. They gave their blessings during a sensitisation meeting, March 10th 2018, in Ndom and Muandong respectively, in Moungo Division, Littoral Region. According to the elite, the project to create a sanctuary in the forest adjacent to their community … Read more