Cameroon’s strategic Capacity and Human Development Agenda”
Center for the Environment and Rural
Transformation (CERUT) is a
Multi-Disciplinary, Multi- National
Developmental entity committed to contributing to Africa’s development
by providing strategic support through capacity strengthening, capacity
building and training, applied research, natural resources development and management. Technical assistance and
coordination to grass root institutions and countries, working on development
issues in Cameroon. We undertake institutional strategic planning and development,
engaged on continent-wide development issues in Africa; collaborating and
supporting the work of Africa’s key continental organizations as well as United
Nations systems, partner organizations (e.g. African Union and the NEPAD
Agency), and Civil Society/Non-Governmental organizations.
Vision is to see a paradigm shift in the capacity and interest in development
by actors, stakeholder groups and individuals; for accelerated development
particularly at the level of grassroots populations. We are committed to
contributing towards new opportunities for building the capacity of women and youth
for development; Environmentally Friendly Climate Change Adaptation and
Sustainable Natural Resources Management. Smart Agriculture and Rural Economic
Transformation. Special programmes designed for hands-on and extensive
participation of women and youth in development work. CERUT combines FOUR key
sectors for successful sustainable development:
(1) Development strategies and programs;
(2) Policy sector and Institutional capacitating;
(3) Information Technology; and
(4) Sustainable Rural Economic Transformation
Our work is to move towards a humane and
environmentally sustainable world, free from poverty, injustice and degradation and designed around the following key focus
i. Provision of development and capacity
support services to development entities involving for example, strategic
planning, capacity building, content and process facilitation of development
work initiatives and processes, conferences and workshops.
ii. Provision of substantive inputs, as may
be required, for strategic development processes, policy dialogue, natural
resources development and management coordination.
iii. Generating innovative development ideas
and designing programme implementation approaches. Work in this area is
buttressed by a particular interest in new development paradigms in Africa,
promoting grassroots level development, increasing opportunities for youth
capacity building and access to development information; as well as designing
poverty alleviation strategies, including through grassroots wealth
creation/small and medium entrepreneurial initiatives.
iv. Promote debate and dialogue on
environmental and climate change issues.
v. Empowering Africans especially the
youth and women in business and development.
vi. Providing support for programmes and
projects – in terms of Design, Formulation, Implementation strategies, Reviews,
Monitoring and Evaluation.
vii. Managerial capacity enhancement,
performance training and team building expertise sourcing (including screening
and interview processes), staff development training and mentoring.
viii. Promotion of Intra-African Trade through
advocacy, analysis, research, networking/partnerships and publications.
ix. Promoting and supporting the
implementation of the Capacity Development Strategic Framework (CDSF) in Africa
and related initiatives such as the Africa Platform for Development
Effectiveness and the AU Agenda 2063.
xi. Applied research: offering operational
and technical solutions to development and poverty reduction issues working
with our network of researchers.
xii. Training on sustainable development
tailored specifically to the needs of organizations.
xiii. Technical assistance on development
strategy and design of poverty reduction strategies.
xiv. Promote community health programmes in the area of infant mortality, HIV/AIDS, and health education