Chimpanzee caught by a camera trap
Image credit: Environmental Foundation for Africa
Project

Protecting forests in the Western Area Peninsula National Park

Duration
2019 - 2020
Location
Sierra Leone
Species protected
Jentink’s Duiker Cephalophus jentinki
Western Chimpanzee Pan troglodytes ssp. verus

Project objectives

  • Bring awareness to the threats the Park and its wildlife currently face;
  • Contribute new data for conservation education.

This project is implemented by Environmental Foundation for Africa.

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

Habitat loss & degradation