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The EPI is an inter-governmental initiative supported by the Elephant Protection Initiative Foundation, by acting as its secretariat. The EPI Foundation is financially supported by two leading conservation charities, Stop Ivory & Conservation International.
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CHAD

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

DECLARATION AGAINST INTERNATIONAL IVORY TRADE

DOMESTIC TRADE CLOSED

INVENTORY IN THE LAST 2 YEARS

NEAP DEVELOPED

PRIORITY PROJECTS FUNDED

Watch footage of the EPI's Dr Dolmia Malachie on Chad's severely threatened elephants.

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.

Country Area: 1,284,000 km²

Elephant Range Area: 61,490 km² (5%)

Protected Range: 23%

Estimated Elephant Population: 794 +/-0

CITES Appendix: I

All statistics are taken from

2016 AfESG African Elephant Status Report