Leopard in the wild
Image credit: Wild Chimpanzee Foundation

Conserving leopards in Moyen Bafing National Park

2020 - 2022
Species protected
Leopard Panthera pardus

Project objectives

  • Reduce poaching of leopards and their prey species by 75%;
  • Reforest the park and neighbouring areas;
  • Improve and rehabilitate the public perception of the park;
  • Create a co-management process for the park’s natural resources between the local community and specially appointed committees.

This project is implemented by Wild Chimpanzee Foundation.


Habitat loss & degradation

Human-wildlife conflict

Over-exploitation of natural resources & prey depletion

This project is a part of the IUCN SOS African Wildlife initiative, which is funded by the European Commission’s Directorate General for International Cooperation and Development (DG Devco) through its B4Life initiative.