Project

Continuing to Safeguard Threatened Species in Côte d’Ivoire

Duration
2021 - 2022
Location
Côte d'Ivoire
Species protected
West African Chimpanzee Pan troglodytes ssp. verus
Slender-snouted Crocodile Mecistops cataphractus
Hawksbill Turtle Eretmochelys imbricata

Project objectives

This project aims to protect threatened species in the Voluntary Nature Reserve from the increased risks brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic, including poaching, illegal logging, and the potential re-opening of a palm oil production plant that has been shut down since 2017.

This project is implemented by Conservation des Espèces Marines.

Threaths

Habitat loss & degradation

Poaching

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