Meanwhile, the EPI’s Dr Dolmia Malachie travelled to the Chari Valley, some 500 kms south-east of N’djamena, where a special unit of the Chadian government’s anti-poaching unit is guarding a herd of some 300 elephants who do not live in a protected area. Dr Malachie is pictured explaining the importance of Chad’s National Elephant Action Plan to journalists from Chad’s national television station.

Chad formally signs NEAP

The EPI was delighted to see Chad’s Environment Minister, Sidick Abdelkerim Haggar, sign the National Elephant Action Plan in N’djamena, in time to present the document to the EPI’s Consultative Group meeting in London on  October 11th 2018.