Developing strategies to mitigate Human Elephant Conflict using GPS collars as an early warning system in Aceh, Sumatra

Focusing on advancing management strategies promotes co-existence and the development of wildlife reserves and forest corridors specially designed to fulfill the requirements and needs of both humans and elephants. Using data collected from collared elephants, home ranges and habitat use of elephants in Aceh were determined followed by the implementation of effective HEC mitigation strategies. The effectiveness of using GPS collars as an early warning system for communities at high risk of HEC was also evaluated.

IEF #1031

Project Years: 2018

Project Partners:
Dr. Wahdi Azmi, Center for Wildlife Studies, Indonesia