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AEF envisions a secure future for African Elephants and their habitats to realize their full potential as a component of land use for the benefit of human kind.




To ensure a secure future for African elephants and their habitats by reducing poaching incidences, maintaining elephant habitats and influencing relevant policies.




To secure and restore sustainable elephant populations throughout their present and potential range states, recognizing their potential to provide ecological, socio-cultural and economic benefits.




Our mission and vision statements are based on the African Elephant Action Plan (AEAP) main objectives. AEF strongly believes in:

  • Respect for conservation of biological diversity in all its forms.
  • Teamwork and cooperation among all range states and other relevant stakeholders.
  • Commitment to sustainability.