The leading non-profit conservation organization in Central Africa with a vision to save rain forest, conserve species and impact livesRead MoreAgricultureERuDeF seeks to improve on food security and income on poor resource farmers through the restoration of agricultural landscapes in Cameroon
What we do
100 million trees in 20,000 small holders agroforestry plots
Help us plant 100million trees in 20,000 small holders Forest Gardens. ERuDeF is the lead promoter of low internal inputs and inorganic free agriculture in Cameroon working with the most marginalised farmers in the world.
The Environment and Rural Development Foundation (ERuDeF) is an award-winning non-profit Cameroonian conservation organization established in 1999. ERuDeF has been working for over two decades across Cameroon and has significantly contributed towards restoring fragile Eco-system, regeneration of forest through plantation and agroforestry, conservation of biodiversity through wildlife habitat protection and protected area management. ERuDeF is also promoting environmental education, as well as empowering rural communities through innovative economic and livelihood development programmes.
Where we work
ERuDeF is working across South-west, North-west, Littoral and East Regions of Cameroon. According to the Organisation’s Strategic Action Plan for next 15 years, ERuDeF has decided to extend its operation across the Northern Regions of Cameroon with a special focus on the Lake Chad basin and Tchabal Mbabo Mountains. Globally, ERuDeF is also planning to work in the Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo and Gabon.
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The role of community rangers as citizen Scientists in Research and Conservation of Gorillas and Chimpanzees in the Lebialem highlands, Cameroon
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Protecting great Apes, forest elephants, and other large mammals in Eastern Cameroon:ERuDeF calls for Financial and technical support
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