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.

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.

Erik Solheim, Head United Nations Environment


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 ..

East African Region

Improving Field Intelligence and Investigation Capacity for Ivory and Other Wildlife Crimes in Ethiopia. (see full project proposal)

- Combating the Illegal Killing of Elephants and Regional Trade of Ivory in Southwest Ethiopia.(see full project proposal)

- Law Enforcement Operation, Workshop and Capacity Building in Southern Ethiopia.(see full project proposal)

- Combating Illegal Trade in Elephant Ivory in Ethiopia.

-Building Capacity and Developing Tools for Elephant Censoring and Elephant Mortality Monitoring in Tropical Mountain and Forest Habitats in Kenya.(see full project proposal)
-The Impact of Poaching on Elephants and Threats to Elephants in Tsavo-Mkomazi Ecosystem.
-Amboseli –West Kilimanjaro – Magadi Ecosystem Aerial Mammal Count (See full project proposal).
-Enhancing Prosecution of Elephant Poachers Through Training, Ivory stockpile Genotyping and Construction of African Elephant DNA Library (See full project proposal).
-Developing Drought Mitigation Measures for Elephants in Tsavo by Understanding Long-Term Elephant Distribution and Mortality Patterns in Relation to NDVI, Rainfall and Waterholes (See full project proposal).
Kenya, Rwanda, South-Sudan,Tanzania, Uganda -Enhancing Cooperation in Combating Elephant Poaching and Illegal Ivory Trade In East Africa.(see full project proposal)

- 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.


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

- Establishment of an Efficient, Effective and Reliable Communications Network to Support Wildlife Law Enforcement Operations throughout Queen Elizabeth Protected Area, Uganda (See full project proposal).

-Human-Elephant Conflict Reduction in Murchison Falls (See full project proposal).


- Elephant Collaring for their Security and Fence Integrity to Reduce Human Wildlife Conflicts in Akagera National Park, Rwanda.(see full project proposal)