Job description of an IT Specialist Job title: IT specialist Organisation: Environment and Rural Development Foundation (ERuDeF) Category: Non-Profit Ogranisation Location/City: Buea, SWR-Cameroon Responsible to: Technical services Division Number of positions: one (1) Deadline: open until filled Background The Environment and Rural Development Foundation (ERuDeF) is a Cameroonian non-profit organization founded in 1999. It … Read more

ERuDeF Wraps Up Survey on NTFPs Valorisation in Lebialem Highlands

Cameroon’s leading conservation non-profit Organisation, the Environment and Rural Development Foundation (ERuDeF), in collaboration with Rainforest Trust, has rounded off surveys of Non-Timber Forest Products (NTFPs) in some communities within the Lebelialem Highlands Conservation Complex. These communities include Njungo, Mbetta, Essoh-etta, Lewoh, Bangang, Besali, Bechati and Kendem. The survey which seeks to identify and valorise … Read more

Improve Household Food Security And Alleviate Poverty Through Sustainable Management Of Agro-biodiversity In Tibati, Ngaoundal, And Bango, Adamawa, Cameroon

Food insecurity is a major concern in Northern Cameroon. The level of production increases at an inferior rhythm than population (MINADER 2008). At least 40% of Cameroonians live under poverty; they are unable to provide the basic necessities of life (nutrition, health, education and accommodation). According to Borlaug, 2007, agro forestry is an alternative method … Read more

The Assessment of Status and Conservation of the African Grey Parrot (Psittacus erithacus) in the Proposed Mak-Betchou Wildlife Sanctuary, South West Cameroon.

The Proposed Mak-Betchou Wildlife Sanctuary in the Lebialem Highland of SW Cameroon is one of the most biologically diverse ecosystems in the Gulf of Guinea (lower Guinea Forest). The highland is home to the African grey parrot (Psittacus erithacus) which is presently under serious threats both from the local communities and business world. In addition … Read more

Mainstreaming Capacity Building for Livelihood into Agro-biodiversity Management in the South West, North West, West and Littoral Regions of Cameroon

[one_third][/one_third]The agricultural sector in Cameroon occupies an important place in her economy. It employs 70% of active population and contributes to 30% of gross domestic product (Momo 2011).Today, at least 55% of peasant farmers live in the rural community by practicing subsistence agriculture (MINADER, 2008). They use archaic tools; destroy soil substrate by abusively using … Read more

The ERuDeF Institute’ Masters and PhD Research Students Placement Policy

1. Introduction Cameroon, otherwise known as the Africa in miniature cuts across several biomes and is the 5th richest country in Africa in terms of biodiversity. The ERuDeF Institute of Biodiversity and Non-profit Studies (ERuDeF Institute) and/or referred to also as EIBiNS was founded in 2012 with the mission to support the long term biodiversity management in … Read more

Lewoh Throws Weight behind V. Mane Fils in ABS Mondia Project

[one_third][/one_third]The people of the Lewoh Community in the Lebialem Division-Southwest Cameroon have pledged total collaboration with Mane Foundation , in the research and development of a local plant located in their community, Mondia Whitei known localy Ndrah Li`. “We the Lewoh people are very happy about this Mondia Project and will like this project to … Read more

GBHS Fontem Environmental Club Reaps From School Garden

[one_third][/one_third]The Environmental Club of GBHS Fontem has begun reaping from its school garden. The club now harvests huckleberry, sweet herbs and cabbages, which are sold to finance its activities. The Coordinator of GBHS Fontem Environmental Club, Njilegac Damian, and other members of the Lebialem Environmental Education Association (LEEA) attribute the success of the school garden … Read more

Enrichment planting of Zebra wood and other highly valued red List plants in fragile Community Forests at the Mt. Cameroon Region

[one_third][/one_third]The Mount Cameroon Region is a biodiversity hotspot with the most diverse ecosystem in Cameroon. It is the 10th most conservable places in the world (IUCN 1994). The area harbors the last near isolated and threatened population of trees in the Southwest region of Cameroon. The activities of the surrounding villages affect (directly or indirectly) … Read more