IEF Grant Awards for 2014 were announced.
IEF requested that all Grant Proposals be submitted by August 16, 2013.
Each proposal underwent an extensive review process and the finalists were selected in December 2013.
The following projects will receive funding from the International Elephant Foundation in 2014:
2014 AFRICAN ELEPHANT IN SITU CONSERVATION FUNDING SUPPORT
Actions to Minimize Illegal Killing of Elephants in Tsavo Conservation Area, Kenya
Alleviating Human-elephant conflict in Nkala Game Management Area, Kafue National Park, Zambia
Support to Joint Conservancy Anti-poaching Team of Northern Rangelands Trust (NRT) to Protect African Elephants in Northern Kenya
Conservation of Elephants in Southern Murchison Falls Conservation Area, Uganda
Disseminating Lessons Learned and Building Capacity through Pachyderm
Development of Orma Community Wildlife Conservancy (Satellite communications & Tracking System), Kenya
Large Elephant Monitoring Project, Kenya
Mounted Horse Patrol Anti-poaching Unit for Mount Kenya
Serengeti Human Elephant Conflict Mitigation Program
Village Scout support for local communities suffering from human/elephant conflict, Lower Zambezi, Zambia
2014 ASIAN ELEPHANT IN SITU CONSERVATION FUNDING SUPPORT
Building National Consensus for Asian Elephant Conservation in Cambodia
Capacity building to strengthen management of captive elephants in Laos
Comparative Study of Wild Elephant Social Behavior in Sri Lanka
Development of Elephant Conservation Response Units, Myanmar
Establishment of Co-existence with Re-colonized Population of Asian Elephant, Nepal
Finding Possibilities of Re-opening Elephant Corridors in Northwestern Wildlife Region, Sri Lanka
Identification of Elephants in Conflict with People Using Molecular Techniques, India
Plantation of Elephant Food Plants and Natural Barrier Plants, Assam, India
Publication of the Gajah, the Journal of the Asian Elephant Specialist Group
Schools Awareness Program, Sri Lanka
Sumatra Elephant Conservation Response Units, Indonesia
Supporting community-based conservation of Asian elephants in Rakhine Yoma, Myanmar
2014 EX SITU ELEPHANT CONSERVATION AND RESEARCH FUNDING SUPPORT
Determining Pharmacokinetic Characteristics of the Antivirual Drug Ganciclovir in Asian Elephants
EEHV Viral Genomics and Pathogenesis.