our Projects

Carnivore Research Malawi (CRM) aims to conserve carnivores in Malawi through applied research, conservation and education. CRM works in collaboration with the Department of National Parks and Wildlife Malawi (DNPW), Nottingham Trent University UK, Cardiff University, University of the West of England.

Current Projects

Urban Hyaena Research Project

We are researching the population of urban spotted hyaena (Crocuta crocuta) in Lilongwe, the capital city of Malawi.

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carnivores and landscapes project

We are conducting applied research to assess the behavioural plasciticy and staus of carnivores across landscapes in Malawi.

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We are monitoring the carnivore guild in Nyika NP, assessing diet, dsitrubution and abundance on the plateau.


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Past projects

Hyaena Trans-location Project

We conducted a conservation translocation of spotted hyaena into Liwonde National Park to mitigate human wildlife conflict.

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Volunteer blog

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How you can help

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