Chimpanzee caught by a camera trap
Image credit: Environmental Foundation for Africa

Protecting forests in the Western Area Peninsula National Park

2019 - 2020
Sierra Leone
Species protected
Jentink’s Duiker Cephalophus jentinki
Western Chimpanzee Pan troglodytes ssp. verus

Project objectives

  • Bring awareness to the threats the Park and its wildlife currently face;
  • Contribute new data for conservation education.

This project is implemented by Environmental Foundation for Africa.

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.


Habitat loss & degradation