Liben Lark on the grasslands of the Liben Plain
Simon Wotton
Project

Preventing the Liben Lark’s Extinction

Duration
2020 - 2021
Location
Ethiopia
Species protected
Liben Lark Heteromirafra archeri

Project objectives

  • Stabilise and increase the Liben Lark’s population through conservation measures that also benefit the local community;
  • Focus on the local pastoral community by engaging with relevant stakeholders and making them understand the socio-economic and governance issues of managing the grasslands;
  • Develop the capacity of local civil societies so they can implement effective grassland management and engage their broader community.

Threaths

Habitat loss & degradation

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.