and overexploitation of wildlife

In recent decades, the armed conflicts that have hit the sub region, especially the war in Sudan, have fostered the proliferation of weapons of war. Poachers are equipped with automatic weapons and equipment that often exceed in quantity and efficiency the equipment provided to the staff in charge of managing protected areas.

The intensification of poaching is a direct effect of this trend and the wildlife of north-eastern CAR are paying a heavy price. Poaching for ivory but also for bushmeat has emptied the northern zone of its wildlife. ECOFAUNE works to sensitize all the partners and actors to restore control over the protected territory and to secure the space, in the perspective of a progressive repopulation of this territory by the main wildlife species of Northern CAR.