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:

  1. To develop priorities and strategies for addressing relevant rural and environmental issues
  2. To provide local communities with the means to efficiently manage their natural resources and to alleviate poverty
  3. To develop successful and/or potentially successful strategies for mobilizing communities and people to conserve their natural resources
  4. To promote women's role in conservation and development through training and support of women programs
  5. To fight against deforestation, land degradation and desertification
  6. To promote alternative sustainable development strategies in rural areas including development of alternative models of rural financing.
  7. 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.