The African Elephant Fund is working to ensure a secure future for African elephants and their habitats

The African Elephant Fund is working to ensure a secure future for African elephants and their habitats.


In parts of Africa the elephant may soon disappear from whole areas unless urgent action is taken.

Achim Steiner, Former UNEP Executive Director




Videos


The Amazing World of Elephants documentary from the AEF project in Ghana entitled: Elephant Conservation Through Law Enforcement And Stakeholder Engagement In Mole National Park And Its Corridors.

Educational Awareness documentary entitled:The Amazing World of Elephants. The d ..


AEF Projects
COUNTRY   PROJECT

All Regions

1.   

-Updating the African Elephant Database(In collaboration with International Union for Conservation of Nature and Species Survival Commission (SSC) African Elephant Specialist Group.) 

 

Angola

2.  

- Resolution Of The Human-Elephant Conflict.

 

Benin

3.  

-Understanding of Commercialization Channels of Ivory and Ivory Based Products Between Cote d’Ivoire, Benin, Burkina Faso, Niger and Togo.

 

Botswana

4.  

Spatial And Behavioral Analyses Of Elephants Roaming Outside Expected Range Using Modern Monitoring Tools 

 

Burkina Faso

5.  

 -Reinforcement of the Human- Elephant Conflict Management Capabilities in Burkina Faso.  

 

Burkina Faso/Benin/Niger

6.  

- Awareness Project for the Fight Against Elephants’ Poaching in the Cross-Border Biosphere of the W Reserve (PSLAB/RBTW).

 

Congo, Cameroon and Central African Republic 7.  

- Strengthening Law Enforcement Capacity to Combat Elephant Poaching and Ivory Trafficking in Central Africa.(In collaboration with Lusaka Agreement Task Force.)

 

 Congo  8.  -Renforcement  Des Capacités Opérationnelles Dans La Lutte Contre Le Trafic Illégal Des Produits Et Sous Produits De L’éléphant./ Reinforcement of Operational Capacities in the Fight Against the Illegal Trafficking of Elephant Products and Sub- Products.

Ethiopia

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-Improving Field Intelligence And Investigation Capacity For Ivory And Other Wildlife Crimes In Ethiopia.

 

 - Combating the Illegal Killing of Elephants and Regional Trade of Ivory in Southwest Ethiopia. (In collaboration with Ethiopian Wildlife Conservation Authority.)

 

Law Enforcement Operation, Workshop and Capacity Building in Southern Ethiopia. (In collaboration with Ethiopian Wildlife Conservation Authority.)

Combating Illegal Trade in Elephant Ivory in Ethiopia.

 

Gabon

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-Developing A Quadcopter And Infrared Camera System To Monitor And Track The African Forest Elephant.

-Genetic Traceability Of Ivory For Law Enforcement In Gabon.

-Military Training for Gabon’s Park Rangers.

 

Ghana

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- Elephant Conservation Through Law Enforcement And Stakeholder Engagement In Mole National Park And Its Corridors.  

 -Reducing HEC Through Improved Monitoring, Stakeholder Engagement and Law Enforcement.

 

Ivory Coast

18. -Improvement Of Knowledge Of The Elephants Involved In The Conflicts With Men/Amelioration Des Connaissances Sur Les Elephants Impliques Dans Les Conflits Avec Les Hommes.

Kenya

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- Building Capacity And Developing Tools For Elephant Censoring And Elephant Mortality Monitoring In Tropical Mountain And Forest Habitats In Kenya. 

 

-The Impact of Poaching on Elephants and Threats to Elephants in Tsavo-Mkomazi Ecosystem.

 

Kenya, Rwanda, South-Sudan,Tanzania, Uganda

 21.  

-Enhancing Cooperation in Combating Elephant Poaching and Illegal Ivory Trade In East Africa. (In collaboration with Lusaka Agreement Task Force.) 

 

Malawi

22.

 

23. 

 

- Extension of an electric fence to reduce HEC. 

 

- Improving Protection of Elephants & Enforcement of Wildlife Laws in Kasungu National Park.

 

Mali

  

24.

 

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 - Contribution To Human-Elephant Conflicts Management In The Surrounding Ecosystem Of The Gourma Elephants. (In collaboration with National Directory of Water and Forests)

-Strengthening Law Enforcement Capacity In Close Collaboration With Local Communities To Protect The Gourma Elephants. 

Mozambique

 26.  

 - Elephant Ivory Stockpile Management And Conservation In Mozambique. (In collaboration with Ministry for the Coordination of Environmental Affairs, National Directorate of Environment Management, Department for  Conservation of Natural Resources, and CITES Management Authority.)

 

Namibia

27.   

- Aerial Survey Of Elephants In The Northwest Of Namibia. 

 

Nigeria

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- Supporting SMART Ranger Patrols At Yankari Game Reserve To Strengthen Law Enforcement And Reducing Elephant Poaching. (In collaboration with Federal Ministry of Environment and the Wildlife Conservation Society.)

- Using Satellite Collars To Provide More Effective Elephant Protection And Reduce Human-Elephant Conflict At Yankari Game Reserve. (In collaboration with Federal Ministry of Environment, Bauchi State Government, the Wildlife Conservation Society and the North Carolina Zoo.) 

- Strengthening Law Enforcement and Reducing Elephant Poaching at Yankari Game Reserve by Providing Rangers with Basic Field Equipment.

 

Tanzania

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- Human-Elephant Conflicts Mitigation around Kilimanjaro National Park in Tanzania.

- Reinforcement of Anti-poaching Patrols to Reduce Illegal Trafficking of Ivory and Other Wildlife Products at Entry and Exit Points.

 

Uganda

33. 

 

- Strengthening Law Enforcement against Elephant Poaching and Illegal Ivory Trade in Uganda.

 

Zambia

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- Human-Elephant Conflicts Vulnerability Assessment And Mitigation Tools In Zambia. (In collaboration with Zambia Wildlife Authority.)

 -Enhancing Effectiveness of Law Enforcement Monitoring and Analysis systems in Zambia’s Elephant Range Areas.

 -Strengthening Law Enforcement Capacity To Combat Illegal Killing Of Elephants In Zambia. 

 

 

*Updated 28 June 2016