Pack of African Wild Dogs in Kenya
Image credit: Mpala Research Centre

Recovering an African Wild Dog Population

2019 - 2022
Species protected
African Wild Dog Lycaon pictus
Cheetah Acinonyx jubatus
Lion Panthera leo

Project objectives

  • Reduce Wild dog mortality from canid diseases by 66%;
  • Reduce the number of Wild dog mortality due to human killings by 50%;
  • Double infrastructure and public support for wild dog conservation in Kenya.

This project is implemented by Mpala Research Centre.

This project is part of the IUCN Save Our Species African Wildlife initiative, which is co-funded by the European Union.



Human-wildlife conflict

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.