Dzanga Sangha Protected Area, Central African Republic

Dzanga Sangha Protected Area, Central African Republic

(c) Francois Meyer/African Pangolin Working Group
Grantee Chengeta Wildlife
Type Protecting Pangolin Landscapes
Location Central African Republic
Grant Amount $76,700
Duration 1 Year

Dzanga Sangha Protected Area is a park within the Congo basin in the Central African Republic (CAR) and home to giant, white-bellied and black-bellied species of pangolins.  The Pangolin Crisis Fund has partnered with Chengeta Wildlife to assist in the development of a local wildlife protection solution. This solution seeks to work with local communities, counter-illegal wildlife trade and change indiscriminate hunting methods in order to protect and preserve the regional pangolin populations.