Project

Fighting Against Lion Persecution in Queen Elizabeth National Park

Duration
2019 - 2020
Location
Uganda
Species protected
African Lion Panthera leo

Project objectives

The project aims to reduce the number of both livestock depredation by lions, and of lions persecuted in the four enclave villages. Additionally, by involving the local community, the goal is to strengthen the relationship between local communities and the Protected Area.

This project is implemented by Ecological Trends Alliance.

Threaths

Human-wildlife conflict

This project is a part of the IUCN SOS African Wildlife initiative, which is funded by the European Commission’s Directorate General for International Cooperation and Development (DG Devco) through its B4Life initiative.