Bridging the Gap Between Hunters and Conservationists in Morocco

May 28, 2019
May 28, 2019 FACE

Between November 2014 and February 2015, Barbary macaques in Bab Berred, Morocco, were illegally killed bu poachers. The local Hunters? Association is working together with and supporting the BMAC (Barbary Maquaque Awareness & Conservation) against illegal killing activities. Meetings so far have proven productive, and a programme of workshops, training and interviews is further facilitating the good working relationship between the two parties. This project will improve understanding of hunters? perceptions and motivations regarding wildlife, and will benefit species in north Morocco by improving hunters? wildlife ID and conservation field skills.

Country: Morocco
Region:
Tangier-Tetouan-Al Hoceima
Starting date:
2016
Species: Geronticus Eremita (Northern Bald Ibis), Neophron Percnopterus (Egyptian Vulture), Canis Lupus Lupaster (African Wolf), Aquila Adalberti (Spanish Imperial Eagle), Macaca Sylvanus (Barbary Macaque)
Species characteristics: Huntable species, Protected species, Threatened species, Migratory species
Type of actions: Research and data collection, Communication, Ethnography of hunting
Leading partners: www.barbarymacaque.org, http://moroccanwildlifeconservation.weebly.com/

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