The Environment and Rural Development Foundation (ERuDeF) is a Cameroonian non-profit organization founded in 1999. It is the only indigenous non-profit working on the research and conservation of great apes in Cameroon.
ERuDeF is headquartered in Buea, P.O Box 189 Buea, with it registered office in Menji, P.O Box 102 Menji, Lebialem Division – in the South West Region of Cameroon.
Its registration number is 018/G41/67/Vol. 1/BaPP/1.AP. ERuDeF is a membership organization made up of 270 members based in Cameroon, other African countries, Canada, the United States and Europe. ERuDeF is managed by the following organs namely:
- The Board of Trustees
- The Executive Committee
- The Technical Advisory Committee
- General Assembly