Coquerel’s Sifaka in the wild
Image credit: Planet Madagascar
Project

Working with Communities to Save Endangered Lemurs in Ankarafantsika National Park

Initiative
Duration
2020 - 2022
Location
Madagascar
Species protected

Project objectives

  • Protect and expand the lemurs’ threatened habitat;
  • Improve the livelihoods of impoverished communities through a fire management and forest restoration program that will hire local residents and teach them alternative farming techniques.

This project is implemented by Planet Madagascar.

Threaths

Habitat loss & degradation

Poaching