African Lion Cub in Chad
Image credit: Marcus Westberg

Softening the Impact of COVID-19 in the Greater Zakouma Ecosystem

2020 - 2021
Species protected
African Savana Elephant Loxodonta africana
Black Rhino Diceros bicornis
African Lion Panthera leo

Project objectives

  • Ensure the active participation of the local community in conservation activities and sustainable natural resources management;
  • Develop revenue opportunities, employment and alternative livelihoods that are conservation-friendly;
  • Contribute to the improvement of the well-being of the local community.

This project is implemented by African Parks.


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.