Leopard in the wild
Image credit: Wild Chimpanzee Foundation
Project

Conserving leopards in Moyen Bafing National Park

Duration
2020 - 2022
Location
Guinea
Species protected
Leopard Panthera pardus

Project objectives

  • Reduce poaching of leopards and their prey species by 75%;
  • Reforest the park and neighbouring areas;
  • Improve and rehabilitate the public perception of the park;
  • Create a co-management process for the park’s natural resources between the local community and specially appointed committees.

This project is implemented by Wild Chimpanzee Foundation.

Threaths

Habitat loss & degradation

Human-wildlife conflict

Over-exploitation of natural resources & prey depletion

This project is part of the IUCN Save Our Species African Wildlife initiative, which is co-funded by the European Union.