Environment and Rural Development Foundation (ERuDeF)

Nyenty Building, Appartment #2, Malingo Street-Molyko,
P.O Box 189 Buea

Ansprechpartner: Louis Nkembi

+237 674796946 / 699122904


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Über uns

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 research and conservation of great apes in Cameroon.

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.

What we do:
• Restore Forest Ecosystems
• Planting Trees
• Promote School and Community Education
• Support Livelihoods and Local Economic Development
• Protect Biodiversity

• Great Apes Conservation
• Ornithology
• Geographical Information System (GIS)
• International Volunteering Programme
• Education Program
• Livelihood & Economic Development Program
• Forest and Climate Change
• Communication & Cooperate Partnership Program
• Conservation Finance
• Women and Gender Program
• Montane Forests Program

Louis Nkembi is the President and CEO of the Environment and Rural Development Foundation (EruDeF).

For other net participants we can offer an expert guidance through trained staff, give an expert opinion, procure expert information and establish new contacts in the field of our work.