2016 African Graduate Student Research Fund Award - Yannick Djougeuela

Yannick Djougeuela is a Cameroonian MSc student at the University of Yaoundé, Cameroon. He is interested in applications of GIS to the conservation of tropical primates. With officials in the Korup National Park, he is estimating chimpanzee density and conducting structured interviews with local peoples to curb increasing rates of poaching of primates (which include chimpanzees, drills, Preuss's red colobus, and red-eared guenons).