26 Actions found

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Certify farms and market their products as ‘primate friendly’

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Certify farms and market their products as ‘primate friendly’ Synopsis Link

Change of crop (i.e. to a crop less palatable to primates)

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Change of crop (i.e. to a crop less palatable to primates) Synopsis Link

Chase crop raiding primates using dogs

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Chase crop raiding primates using dogs Synopsis Link

Compensate farmers for produce loss caused by primates

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Compensate farmers for produce loss caused by primates  Synopsis Link

Create natural habitat islands within agricultural land

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Create natural habitat islands within agricultural land Synopsis Link

Destroy habitat within buffer zones to make them unusable for primates

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Destroy habitat within buffer zones to make them unusable for primates Synopsis Link

Farm more intensively and effectively in selected areas and spare more natural land

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Farm more intensively and effectively in selected areas and spare more natural land Synopsis Link

Humans chase primates using bright light

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Humans chase primates using bright light Synopsis Link

Humans chase primates using random loud noise

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Likely to be beneficial 2 Humans chase primates using random loud noise Synopsis Link

Install mechanical barriers to deter primates (e.g. fences, ditches)

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Install mechanical barriers to deter primates (e.g. fences, ditches) Synopsis Link

Pay farmers to cover the costs of non-harmful strategies to deter primates

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Pay farmers to cover the costs of non-harmful strategies to deter primates Synopsis Link

Plant crops favoured by primates away from primate areas

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Plant crops favoured by primates away from primate areas Synopsis Link

Plant nesting trees/shelter for primates within agricultural fields

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Plant nesting trees/shelter for primates within agricultural fields Synopsis Link

Prohibit (livestock) farmers from entering protected areas

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Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) 2 Prohibit (livestock) farmers from entering protected areas Synopsis Link

Provide sacrificial rows of crops on outer side of fields

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Provide sacrificial rows of crops on outer side of fields Synopsis Link

Regularly remove traps and snares around agricultural fields

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Regularly remove traps and snares around agricultural fields Synopsis Link

Retain nesting trees/shelter for primates within agricultural fields

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Retain nesting trees/shelter for primates within agricultural fields Synopsis Link

Strategically lay out the scent of a primate predator (e.g. leopard, lion)

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Strategically lay out the scent of a primate predator (e.g. leopard, lion) Synopsis Link

Train langur monkeys to deter rhesus macaques

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Train langur monkeys to deter rhesus macaques Synopsis Link

Use fences as biological corridors for primates

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Use fences as biological corridors for primates Synopsis Link

Use GPS and/or VHF tracking devices on individuals of problem troops to provide farmers with early warning of crop raiding

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Use GPS and/or VHF tracking devices on individuals of problem troops to provide farmers with early warning of crop raiding Synopsis Link

Use loud-speakers to broadcast primate alarm calls

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Use loud-speakers to broadcast primate alarm calls Synopsis Link

Use loud-speakers to broadcast sounds of potential threats (e.g. barking dogs, explosions, gunshots)

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Use loud-speakers to broadcast sounds of potential threats (e.g. barking dogs, explosions, gunshots) Synopsis Link

Use nets to keep primates out of fruit trees

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Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) 1 Use nets to keep primates out of fruit trees Synopsis Link

Use of natural hedges to deter primates

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Use of natural hedges to deter primates Synopsis Link
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