Community-Based Conservation of the Rare Monkey Red-Capped Mangaby in the Ikpa Wetland of Southern Nigeria

$1000 Awarded to Tropical Research and Conservation Centre

The Tropical Research and Conservation Centre surveyed the area for this endangered primate, counting around 90 individuals. Workshops were held for the local community on sustainable agriculture, and 500 food trees were planted in monkey habitat to supply food sources for both humans and monkeys.  Monitoring of habitat and mangaby populations are ongoing.