Randrianasolo's Sportive Lemur sitting in tree
Image credit: The Peregrine Fund
Project

Strengthening the Conservation of Lemurs in the Melaky Region

Initiative
Duration
2017 - 2020
Location
Madagascar
Species protected
Aye-aye Daubentonia madagascariensis
Randrianasolo’s Sportive Lemur Lepilemur randrianasoloi

Project objectives

By the end of this project the team estimates that:

  • Some 70% of the households consulted and trained are aware of and understand the interest of lemurs targeted;
  • Dependence on natural resources is reduced to 50% for 200 households;
  • The pressures causing the quantitative and qualitative loss of habitat are reduced by 50% by the end of the project;

Threaths

Habitat loss & degradation

Poaching

  • The state of knowledge of 3 species of lemurs is improved, as well as scientific research papers on lemur conservation species are published internationally.

This project is implemented by The Peregrine Fund.