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Chad was a founding member of the EPI in 2014. Chad’s elephant population has been badly affected by poaching and habitat loss, but has stabilised in recent years. The most important remaining population is in Zakouma National Park, now managed by EPI partner African Parks Foundation.

Progress Towards the EPI Aims

Priority Projects Funded
NEAP Developed (2018-2027)
Inventory in the Last 2 Years
Domestic Trade Closed
Declaration Against International Ivory Trade
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Facts & Figures

Country Area: 1,284,000 km²

Elephant Range: 61,490 km² (5%)

Protected Range: 23%

Estimated Elephant Population: 794

CITES Listing: Appendix I

All statistics are taken from the 2016 AfESG African Elephant Status Report.

Resources for Chad 

If you would like to learn more about Chad's National Elephant Action Plan, or other resources developed with the Government of Chad, please get in touch.

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