Indri in Anjozorobe Angavo
Image credit: Nicolas Cegalerba
Project

Engaging the Local Community in Lemur Conservation within the Anjozorobe Angavo Protected Area

Initiative
Duration
2017 - 2020
Location
Madagascar
Species protected
Indri Indri indri
Diademed Sifaka Propithecus diadema

Project objectives

  • Grow 120,000 trees through its nurseries;
  • Reforest 195 to 390 hectares of habtiat;
  • Create 75 km of firewall with local participation;
  • Reduce to zero the pressure on natural resources in the corridor;

Threaths

Habitat loss & degradation

  • Create 18 additional jobs for local communities;
  • Provide 4 types of alternative sources of income for the communities;
  • Increase the growth rate of the lemur population.

This project is implemented by Association Fanamby.