Liben Lark on the grasslands of the Liben Plain
Image credit: Simon Wotton
Project

Preventing the Liben Lark’s Extinction

Duration
2020 - 2021
Location
Ethiopia
Species protected
Liben Lark Heteromirafra archeri

Project objectives

  • Stabilise and increase the Liben Lark’s population through conservation measures that also benefit the local community;
  • Focus on the local pastoral community by engaging with relevant stakeholders and making them understand the socio-economic and governance issues of managing the grasslands;
  • Develop the capacity of local civil societies so they can implement effective grassland management and engage their broader community.

This project is implemented by The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds.

Threaths

Habitat loss & degradation

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.