Project

Saving Critically Endangered Lemurs in the Ankeniheny-Zahamena Corridor

Initiative
Duration
2020 - 2021
Location
Madagascar
Species protected
Indri Indri indri
Diademed Sifaka Propithecus diadema

Project objectives

  • Prevent the local extinction of Indri, Diademed Sifaka and Black and White Rufed Lemur;
  • Work with teachers, children and youth to promote lemurs as a form of Malagasy cultural heritage;
  • Improve the livelihoods of local communities through participatory monitoring and income generation activities;
  • Strengthen the capacities of Malagasy scientists to study lemurs.

Threaths

Habitat loss & degradation

Poaching