Greater bamboo lemur Mother & Juvenile
Image credit: Lucien Randrianarimanana
Project

Improving the Habitat Sustainability of Lemurs in the Ankeniheny-Zahamena Forest Corridor

Initiative
Duration
2017 - 2018
Location
Madagascar
Species protected
Indri Indri indri
Greater Bamboo Lemur Prolemur simus
Diademed Sifaka Propithecus diadema

Project objectives

  • Habitat loss due to fire from outside of the managed area will be eliminated by 100% thanks to the firebreak;
  • Individual loss due to hunting and trapping will be eliminated by 100% within the managed area;
  • Knowledge and information on target species will be improved including the exact number of groups of each target species will be identified and number of individuals at least estimated;
  • Forest cover will be extended by 15 hectares during this project.

This project is implemented by The Aspinall Foundation.

Threaths

Habitat loss & degradation

Poaching