Mission and Vision
ERuDeF is a Cameroonian non-profit dedicated to the conservation of wildlife and protection of fragile environments through research, training, education and community engagement.
ERuDeF’s main objectives are:
- To develop priorities and strategies for addressing relevant rural and environmental issues
- To provide local communities with the means to efficiently manage their natural resources and to alleviate poverty
- To develop successful and/or potentially successful strategies for mobilizing communities and people to conserve their natural resources
- To promote women’s role in conservation and development through training and support of women programs
- To fight against deforestation, land degradation and desertification
- To promote alternative sustainable development strategies in rural areas including development of alternative models of rural financing.
- To promote advocacy, education, training and information programmes that increase people’s awareness of environmental problems as well as human issues affecting environmental management and their remedies.