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The SW/Niger Delta Forest Project is a multi-stakeholder project that evolved gradually from a proposed Nigerian-Cameroon chimpanzee population surveys in priority sites identified for southwestern and Niger Delta Nigeria in the 2011 Regional Action Plan (www.ellioti.org) to save the endangered ape from extinction. The project gained momentum following increasing support and recognition from stakeholders, not to mention the marked urgency to find immediate conservation solutions to these highly threatened ecosystems where this great ape are present and of the other critical wildlife that share their range. In no time, following the emergent results from initial surveys that highlighted habitat loss as the single most significant threat to species extinction; the project has metamorphosed and is being established as an initiative that attempts to address key conservation issues to remnant forest areas. The project is operational under the Foundation for Sustainability of Ecosystem, Wildlife and Climate Action – registered charity no. 60837 in Nigeria.