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2018 Elephant Conservation and Research Funding Support

AFRICAN ELEPHANT Conservation Funding Support.

  • Human-elephant conflict mitigation and coexistence
  • Reducing habitat fragmentation and loss
  • Action to eliminate illegal killing and trafficking of elephants
  • Community capacity building
  • Conservation education


ASIAN ELEPHANT Conservation Funding Support
  • Human-elephant conflict mitigation and coexistence
  • Reducing habitat fragmentation and loss.
  • Action to eliminate illegal killing and trafficking of elephants
  • Community capacity building
  • Conservation education
  • Managing captive range country Asian elephants


Elephants in Human CareConservation and Research Funding Support.
  • Critical diseases – EEHV or Tuberculosis.
  • Quantify the impacts of conservation education at U.S elephant holding facilities on public action in the U.S and/or in Asian and/or African elephant range countries.


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2017 IEF Project Support

IEF-supported projects protect elephants from poaching, seek solutions for human-elephant conflict, equip and train community conservationists, increa... Read More

Conservation Project Grant Application – 2018

The International Elephant Foundation (IEF) is now accepting proposals for 2018 Elephant Conservation and Research Funding Support. AFRICAN ELEPHANT C... Read More

A little more about NRT…

Northern Rangelands Trust (NRT) oversees 33 community conservancies and is dedicated to developing the capacity and self-sufficiency of its constituen... Read More

Logo Cups 2 Caps

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EEHV Advisory Group Meeting

The Elephant Endotheliotropic Herpes Virus (EEHV) Advisory Group met in Atlanta, GA, the Saturday following the joint American Association of Zoo Vete... Read More

Projects

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Film Clips & Movies of IEF Projects & more. Learn More

Mount Kenya Horse Patrol Team

The Mount Kenya Horse Patrol Team was set up to enhance the capacity of law enforcement personnel to decrease the level of poaching and other illegal activities in the northwestern section of Mount Kenya and beyond. Learn More

Elephant Utilization, Zambia

This project fits GPS satellite collars to 2 wild elephants in the Kafue-Zambezi corridor area of the Kavango-Zambezi Transfrontier Conservation Area (KAZA TFCA) to enable a more complete picture Learn More

Conflict to Coexistence, West Bengal, India

Existing methods of combating human-elephant conflict (HEC) in West Bengal have focused on restricting inter-state elephant migration, Learn More

Identification of Candidate Proteins for an EEHV Vaccine

Elephant Endotheliotropic Herpesvirus (EEHV) is one of the most significant causes of mortality in young Asian elephants. Learn More

Community-Based HEC Management, Bhutan

In Bhutan, human settlements are in close proximity to forest areas and recent clearing of forested areas for human settlements in the southern plains has created increased incidents of human-elephant conflict (HEC). Learn More

EEHV Genomics and Pathogenesis

IEF is continuing its long-term funding of research to understand and combat the devastating acute hemorrhagic disease caused by some strains of Elephant Endotheliotropic Herpesvirus (EEHV). Learn More

Big Tusker Project, Kenya

The Tsavo Conservation Area (TCA) holds Kenya’s largest elephant population with the world’s largest sustainable gene pool of elephants carrying exceptionally large ivory (over 100 pounds per tusk). Learn More