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Avoid slashing climbers/lianas, trees housing them, hemi-epiphytic figs, and ground vegetation

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Avoid slashing climbers/lianas, trees housing them, hemi-epiphytic figs, and ground vegetation

Avoid/minimize logging of important food tree species for primates

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Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) 1 Avoid/minimize logging of important food tree species for primates

Certify forest concessions and market their products as ‘primate friendly’

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Certify forest concessions and market their products as ‘primate friendly’

Clear open patches in the forest

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Clear open patches in the forest

Close non-essential roads as soon as logging operations are complete

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Close non-essential roads as soon as logging operations are complete

Coppice trees

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Coppice trees

Implement small and dispersed logging compartments

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Implement small and dispersed logging compartments

Incorporate forested corridors or buffers into logged areas

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Incorporate forested corridors or buffers into logged areas

Leave hollow trees in areas of selective logging for sleeping sites

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Leave hollow trees in areas of selective logging for sleeping sites

Manually control or remove secondary mid-storey and ground-level vegetation

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Manually control or remove secondary mid-storey and ground-level vegetation

Provide domestic meat to workers of the logging company to reduce hunting

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Provide domestic meat to workers of the logging company to reduce hunting

Reduce the size of forestry teams to include employees only (not family members)

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Reduce the size of forestry teams to include employees only (not family members)

Thin trees within forests

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Thin trees within forests

Use 'set-asides' for primate protection within logging area

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Use 'set-asides' for primate protection within logging area

Use patch retention harvesting instead of clear-cutting

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Use patch retention harvesting instead of clear-cutting

Use selective logging instead of clear-cutting

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Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) 3 Use selective logging instead of clear-cutting

Use shelter wood cutting instead of clear-cutting

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Use shelter wood cutting instead of clear-cutting

Work inward from barriers or boundaries (e.g. river) to avoid pushing primates toward an impassable barrier or inhospitable habitat

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Work inward from barriers or boundaries (e.g. river) to avoid pushing primates toward an impassable barrier or inhospitable habitat
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