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ETHIOPIA

Ethiopia was a founding member of the EPI in 2014. Its elephant populations are small and scattered, including one which migrates across the border to neighbouring Eritrea.

PROGRESS

DECLARATION AGAINST INTERNATIONAL IVORY TRADE

DOMESTIC TRADE CLOSED

INVENTORY IN THE LAST 2 YEARS

NEAP DEVELOPED

PRIORITY PROJECTS FUNDED

RESOURCES FOR ETHIOPIA

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

ETHIOPIA'S

EPI FRIEND

OF THE MONTH

GETNET YGZAW

April 2019

Getnet Ygzaw is the recently appointed head of communications for the Ethiopian Wildlife Conservation Authority (EWCA).

Country Area: 1,127,127 km²

Elephant Range Area: 22,264 km² (2%)

Protected Range: 56%

Estimated Elephant Population: 1,017 +/- 0

CITES Appendix: I

All statistics are taken from 2016 AfESG African Elephant Status Report

EPI LEADERSHIP COUNCIL

The Former Prime Minister of Ethiopia, Hailemariam Sesalegn, serves on the EPI Foundation Leadership Council. Click to learn more on who else sits on the Council.