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04 April 2013

Tusk reaffirms support for ERuDeF’s Wildlife conservation project in Cameroon

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Tusk reaffirms support for ERuDeF’s Wildlife conservation project in Cameroon

The Executive Director of Tusk USA, Meredith Ogilvie-Thompson, has reaffirmed the full and relentless support of her organization to the Environment and Rural Development Foundation (ERuDeF), in the struggle to conserve the last great apes in the Western Highlands of Cameroon Ms Thompson was speaking on March 7 as she rounded off her visit to some ERuDeF's project sites in Cameroon

She visited the Mak/Betchou and Tofala forest areas and was overwhelmed with the work going on in her words "I am amazed by the magnitude of wildlife conservation projects carried out by ERuDeF even with the limited support and scarce resources. I promise to extend Tusk's support beyond the Cross River Gorilla project to the organization as a whole". She also promised to liaise with other organizations and companies to lobby support for ERuDeF and her incredible projects.

 

The Tusk USA Executive Director during this visit, which equally took her to the ERuDeF's Institute of Biodiversity and Non-profit Studies, IBiNS, congratulated Louis Nkembi and his staff on the amazing projects they are carrying out.

By Ndimuh B. Shancho