The African Elephant Fund is working to ensure a secure future for African elephants and their habitats.
Elephants are vital to our ecosystem. Yet the population of elephants is steadily dwindling, by almost 8 per cent every year. We must step up efforts to manage and protect our biodiversity, including the African elephant.
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 ..
A fantastic start to 2017, with the governments of Belgium, France and Netherlands supporting the African Elephant Fund with contributions towards conservation efforts for the African elephant.
From the Belgian Head of CITES Environment, Multilateral and Strategic Business Unit, the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs, International Environmental Development and Climate Branch, and the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs,Department of Nature , a total of €222,500.00 has been received for implementation of the African Elephant Action Plan in the African range States.
These funds shall enhance the capacity of the range States to conserve, protect and restore their elephant populations and their habitats. In line with the objectives outlined in the African Elephant Action Plan on how to effectively conserve African elephants across their range, projects in the different regions shall be enacted to strengthen range States knowledge on African elephant management, improve local communities cooperation and collaboration on conservation, reduce human elephant conflict, as well as reduce illegal killing of elephants and illegal trade in elephant products.
With the support and generous donations from international partners and donors, 2017 strategies for strengthening cooperation's between range States, improving technologies and enhancing enforcement mechanisms to combat poaching, reduce illegal trade,and prevent threats to the African elephants can be effected.
In continuing its work, the AEF and the community at large, advance towards ensuring that the range States can secure a harmonious future for the African elephants for generations.