Hooded Vulture and White-backed Vultures feeding on a carcass
Image credit: Hillary Carter
Project

Preventing the Killing of Critically Endangered Vultures in West African Countries

Duration
2021 - 2022
Location
Guinea-Bissau, Senegal, The Gambia
Species protected
Hooded Vulture Necrosyrtes monachus

Project objectives

This project aims to build capacity for enforcement agencies, educate stakeholder groups and lay foundations for long-lasting regional conservation strategies in order to urgently reduce the killing of vultures for belief-based use.

Threaths

Poaching

This project is implemented by BirdLife International.

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.