Tropical forest
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Project

Strengthening Conservation Efforts for the Simpona

Initiative
Duration
2019 - 2020
Location
Madagascar
Species protected
Simpona Propithecus candidus

Project objectives

  • Decrease the level of threats (poaching, illegal logging, clearing) affecting the Simpona’s territory by June 2020;
  • Keep monitoring and observing the 6 Simpona groups in their territory in the COMATSA South Protected Area;
  • Transform the Simpona into the emblem of the villages bordering their territory.

This project is implemented by WWF Madagascar.

Threaths

Habitat loss & degradation

Poaching