Category Archives: Conservation

Discover Mt Bamboutos: Cameroon’s Key Watershed with High Diversity Undergoing Depletion

Mount Bamboutos, which is part of the Cameroon Highlands Forest, represents a key watershed, supplying at least one third of water feeding the major hydro-power system in Cameroon at Edea. The Mountain, which is the third highest peak in West Africa (2,740 metres high), after Mount Cameroon 4,095 metres high) and Mount Oku (3,100 metres […]

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SOS: Mile 18-Buea Water Catchment Cries For Help

The mile 18 water catchment in Buea, which has over the years been  the ‘Oasis’ of the people of the Wonia Mavio, Bomaka and Molyko communities in Buea ,  especially during the dry season when water supply is epileptic, has been bitten  so painfully that it is crying out for help! The eastern flank of […]

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National Focal Point Lauds ERuDeF’s Implementation of ABS Initiative

The National Focal Point for Access and Benefit Sharing (ABS) at the Ministry of Environment Protection of Nature and Sustainable Development (MINEPDED), Lemnyuy William, has hailed the Environment and Rural Development Foundation (ERuDeF)’s efforts in the implementation of pilot ABS projects in Cameroon. By Queen Achingale He made this declaration during an ERuDeF- ABS Technical […]

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ERuDeF Battling the Extinction of Biggest Frog

Listed as Endangered on the Red List of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN), Goliath, the world’s biggest and most endemic frog species, currently risks extinction given wanton hunting and habitat destruction in the Nlonako and Muanenguba Mountains in the WestRegion of Cameroon. Endemic to the Nlonako and Muanenguba conservation complex of […]

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UNDP/GEF SGP commends ERuDeF’s Efforts in Echinops giganteus Valorisation

UNDP GEF Small Grants Program Assistant, Mr. Kamga, has expressed satisfaction at the level of professionalism, which the Environment and Rural Development Foundation (ERuDeF) has exercised in the valorisation of the ABS Echinops giganteus Project in Mount Bamboutos. He was speaking during end of project evaluation meeting, which took place, June 23, 2016 at ERuDeF […]

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