Chimpanzee sitting on a tree branch
Image credit: Association Projet Conservation des Grands Singes
Project

Protecting Chimpanzees and their Ecosystem from COVID-19

Duration
2021 - 2022
Location
Uganda
Species protected
Chimpanzee Pan troglodytes

Project objectives

This project seeks to protect chimpanzees, local communities and their ecosystems from the health, ecological and economic risks caused by the COVID-19 pandemic in the Kibale Forest National Park.

This project is implemented by Association Projet Conservation des Grands Singes.

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.

Threaths

Diseases

Habitat loss & degradation

Poaching