Project

Protecting Large Carnivores and their Habitats at Park W

Duration
2020 - 2022
Location
Niger
Species protected
Northwest African Cheetah Acinonyx jubatus hecki
African Lion Panthera leo
Spotted Hyaena Crocuta crocuta

Project objectives

  • Reduce the pressure put on large carnivores, their prey and their habitat by offering the local community alternative solutions;
  • Educate stakeholders on the socio-economic and ecological values of the park’s ecosystem.

This project is implemented by Contribution à la Gestion des Zones Humides.

Threaths

Habitat loss & degradation

Human-wildlife conflict

Poaching

This project is part of the IUCN Save Our Species African Wildlife initiative, which is co-funded by the European Union.