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Creating Liberia’s Largest Protected Area for Critically Endangered Chimpanzees
Grantee Name: 
Wild Chimpanzee Foundation
HOTSPOT
Guinean Forests of West Africa
LOCATION
AMOUNT
US$270,001
DATES
Apr 2019
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Dec 2020
Stats
Project Overview Overview
CEPF Strategic Direction Strategy
HOTSPOT
Guinean Forests of West Africa
LOCATION
AMOUNT
US$270,001
DATES
Apr 2019
-
Dec 2020

Protect the Critically Endangered West African Chimpanzee through consultation of communities in and around the proposed area, creation of green jobs as alternatives for local hunters and bushmeat traders, capacity building of the Forestry Development Authority in protected area management, creation of livelihood alternatives for local communities through a beekeeping project, and awareness raising of communities through theater outreach.

Strategic Direction: 3 Safeguard priority globally threatened species by identifying and addressing major threats and information gaps