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Projet Conservation de la Foret de Nyungwe (P.C.F.N.) (Established 1988)
Director: Eugene Rutagarama
Mission: To help the Rwandan government in its efforts to conserve the Nyungwe Forest.
Principal Research Programs: Forest regeneration; plant phrenology; vertebrate surveys; chimp habituation; and colobus population studies
Training Opportunities: Financial support for Rwandan students to gain experience in primate field ecology.; Training opportunities available for: Graduate; Field work opportunities available; Program emphasis: Forest conservation; Financial support occasionally available; Note: We try to accommodate students interested in working on conservation issues in an African rainforest context.
Number of Staff: 65
Supported Species: Cercopithecus ascanius schmidti (red-tailed monkey), Cercopithecus denti (Dent's mona), Cercopithecus doggetti (silver monkey), Cercopithecus hamlyni (Hamlyn's monkey), Cercopithecus kandti (golden monkey), Cercopithecus lhoesti (L'Hoest's guenon), Chlorocebus aethiops (grivet), Chlorocebus pygerythrus (vervet), Colobus angolensis ruwenzorii (Angola colobus), Galago (lesser bushbaby), Lophocebus albigena johnstoni (gray-cheeked mangabey), Pan troglodytes schweinfurthii (East African chimpanzee), Papio anubis (olive baboon)
Last Updated: 1998-03-30
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