Hippo Specialist Group Projects

Projects for Pygmy hippos


 

Project

 

Country

 

Project Contact

 

Partners and Supporters


 

The Côte d'Ivoire pygmy hippo project: Research and actions for the conservation of pygmy hippopotamus in Côte d'Ivoire

 

Côte d'Ivoire

 

Inza Koné; Karim Ouattarra

 

CSRS; IBREAM, University of Utrecht, the Netherlands; University of Pretoria, South Africa; Office Ivoirien des Parcs et Réserves, Côte d'Ivoire; Université Félix Houphouet-boigny, Côte d'Ivoire; University od Neuchatel, Switzerland; The WildGenes Programme of the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland

 

Pygmy hippo community youth conservation volunteer programme of the Gola Rainforest National Park (GRNP), Sierra Leone

 

Sierra Leone

 

Benjamin Barca

 

Gola Rainforest National Park; Basel Zoo

 

Protecting Liberia’s pygmy hippos with community-based conservation initiatives

 

Liberia

 

Jerry C. Garteh

 

Annika Hillers, Country Director, Wild Chimpanzee Foundation Liberia & Member of IUCN SSC Hippo SG; Forestry Development Authority, Conservation Department; Fauna & Flora International





Projects for Common hippos


 

Project

 

Country

 

Project Contact

 

Partners and Supporters

 

Supporting conservation mechanism of Hippos in the Ruzizi River and Tanganyika lake in South Kivu Province Eastern DRC

 

Democratic Republic of the Congo

 

Josué Aruna

 

ARCOS NETWORK KIGALI; ALT (Tanganyika Lake Authority); South Kivu Government

 

Hippos as ecosystem engineers: Habitat use, ecology and behaviour of hippos in an important waterbody of Zululand


South Africa

 

Camille Fritsch, Colleen Downs

 

NRF, Ford Wildlife Foundation, Phoenix Zoo: Arizona Center for Nature Conservation, DroneGear

 

Counting of common hippos, Hippopotamus amphibius amphibius, in 8 West African countries

 

Benin, Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Mali, Niger, Togo

 

Ollo Théophile Dibloni

 

IUCN; CITES; INERA; OFINAP/MEEVCC; CENAGREF/Benin; DFCAP/Niger; Directories of ministries responsible for animal conservation and hunting in 8 countries

 

Monitoring, restauration and long term conservation of Common hippo population in the Mbari and Chinko drainage, Eastern Central African Republic

Central African Republic – Southeast, in the Mbari and Chinko drainage

 

Thierry Aebischer

 

NGO African Parks Network