Creation of a Community-Managed Forest in Western Ghana and Potential Trans-Border Reserve Between Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire
2014 - 2015
White-naped Mangabey Cercocebus atys lunulatus
Miss Waldron’s Red Colobus Procolobus badius waldroni
Roloway Monkey Cercopithecus diana roloway
- Improved habitat and reduced hunting of one of the world’s last remaining populations of Roloway Monkeys;
- Improved management by of the Kwabre Rainforest by the local people through the creation of a federated Community Resource Management Area and enhancement of traditional sustainable resource management practices;
- Reduction of illegal lumbering, mining and bush meat hunting in the Kwabre Rainforest through the implementation of Community Forest Protection Teams;
- Reduction of tree harvesting in the Kwabre Rainforest through the establishment of 12 indigenous tree plantations.
This project is implemented by West African Primate Conservation Action-Ghana.