Destroy habitat within buffer zones to make them unusable for primates
Overall effectiveness category No evidence found (no assessment)
Number of studies: 0
Background information and definitions
This intervention involves the clearing/destruction of the natural vegetation within buffer zones to render the habitat unusable to primates, thereby buffering adjacent areas of palatable crops against crop-raiding primates.
The use of unpalatable buffer crops to deter primates is discussed under ‘Use of unpalatable buffer crops’.