ERuDeF Institute of Biodiversity & Non-Profit Studies

Agroforestry Management

The aim of this course is to train students who will be able to use of agroforestry as an option for addressing the land use problems such as resource limitations, fragile soils, and multiple component systems in the developing world, and environmental issues and societal concerns about land use in Africa and the world. 

Biodiversity Conservation

This course deals with the conceptual framework of conservation biogeography to investigate both the theoretical principles (e.g. island biogeography) and applied challenges (e.g. limited time, resources and conflicting stakeholder interests) of conserving biodiversity in the face of expanding human populations and increasing demands on natural resources. 

Environmental Education

The aim of the training programme is to develop in students the basic skills needed to protect environment while enabling the student achieve a level of environmental literacy. Knowledge in environmental education is sufficient to enable trainees to educate others be proficient in designing and implementing effective instruction about the environment. 

Environmental Journalism

The principal objective of the vocational training course is to improve the quality of environmental reporting in the Cameroon and world media through community outreach, networking, and building positive actions toward the sustainable management of natural resources via the mass media. It is also aimed at imbibing students with skills that will facilitate their professional integration into the field of Environmental Communication. 

Geographical Information Systems for Development

This programme trains student to become theoretically aware and technically proficient in the use GIS and other computer-based tools for spatial analysis.

Mountain Studies

Through this programme, students are trained to make analytical comparison of the geography of mountainous regions from around the world with emphasis on the complexities of the geo-ecosystem and the interplay between humans and the landscape in mountainous terrain. Environmental issues, sustainable resource development, and the historical roots of cultural distinctness in mountainous areas are scrutinised with case studies.

NGO and Fundraising Studies

The aims of the training programme are to develop in students the basic skills needed to create and manage NGOs. Capacity building in Fundraising is an important assignment that introduces key elements of the fund development process into the live of trainees.


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