Two Ring-tailed lemurs sitting in tree
Domoina Rakotomalala
Project

Reducing Demand for Live-Captured Lemurs in the Tsimanampesotse and Amoron’iOnilahy Protected Areas

Initiative
Duration
2019 - 2022
Location
Madagascar
Species protected

Project objectives

  • Improve the site protection of the Ring-tailed Lemur population within Tsimanampesotse and Amoron’IOnilahy Protected Areas;
  • Increase awareness within the local community, managers, authorities, lemur keepers, hotel operators and tourists on wildlife laws and on the importance to keep lemurs wild;
  • Strengthen community and civil society participation in combatting lemur poaching.

Threaths

Habitat loss & degradation

Poaching