Project

Strengthening the Protection of Threatened Lemur Species in Madagascar

Initiative
Duration
2018 - 2021
Location
Madagascar
Species protected
Hairy-eared Dwarf Lemur Allocebus trichotis
Sambirano Mouse Lemur Microcebus sambiranensis
Mittermeier’s Mouse Lemur Microcebus mittermeieri

Project objectives

This project aims to ensure the survival of various lemurs in the Bemanevika and Mahimborondro Protected Areas by improving the scientific knowledge of the species. It also aims to reduce environmental pressure, such as poaching, illegal logging and forest fires, which will be done through awareness-raising, capacity building and regular community patrols.

This project is implemented by The Peregrine Fund.

Threaths

Habitat loss & degradation

Poaching