Crowned Sifaka sitting on a tree branch
Image credit: IMPACT Madagascar
Project

Increasing Environmental Surveillance in Western Madagascar

Duration
2021 - 2022
Location
Madagascar
Species protected
Crowned Sifaka Propithecus coronatus
Mongoose Lemur Eulemur mongoz
Madagascar Big-headed Turtle Erymnochelys madagascariensis

Project objectives

This project seeks to prevent poaching, habitat destruction and the fragmentation of important forests and wetlands. Additionally, it also aims to support vulnerable communities at existing project sites in Madiromirafy and Ankirihitra.

This project is implemented by IMPACT Madagascar.

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.