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-Working with ERUDEF-


We have been working closely with Louis Nkembi, founder of Erudef, and his team to help in their efforts regarding conservation, education, community aide and fundraising. We have strong links with ERuDeF's Centre for the Advancement of Women's Initiatives.


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 the research and conservation of the cross river gorillas.

ERuDeF is headquartered in Buea, P.O Box 189 Buea, with it registered office in Menji, P.O Box 102 Menji, Lebialem Division - in the South West Region of Cameroon. Its registration number is 018/G41/67/Vol. 1/BaPP/1.AP. ERuDeF is a membership organization made up of 270 members based in Cameroon, other African countries, Canada, the United States and Europe.

Louis Nkembi, Cameroon
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Sir David Attenborough

"Louis Nkembi's project is not only protecting the rainforest but also help the needs

of the locals by providing a solid base for long-term conservation."

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