Cerut Limbe, Cameroon

Centre for the Environment and Rural Transformation (CERUT)

Group Photo after NGOs Law conference in Cameroon
Boka - Epen Community Forest

Welcome to CERUT Limbe, Cameroon.

“Enhancing 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,

We 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.

Our vision

Our 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 areas:

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


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                            2014 Second Mushroom Training Workshop