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Wed, 26 Jan

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Via Zoom Webinar

Saving the Forest Elephant

Emmanuel Olabode, from Nigeria, presents a special film from Omo Forest Reserve in Nigeria, followed by a high-level event which explores the issues affecting elephant range states in West and Central Africa.

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Saving the Forest Elephant
Saving the Forest Elephant

Time & Location

26 Jan 2022, 15:00 – 16:30 GMT+2

Via Zoom Webinar

About the event

Emmanuel Olabode, from Nigeria, presents a special film from Omo Forest Reserve in Nigeria, followed by a high-level event which explores the issues affecting elephant range states in West and Central Africa.

Moderated by:

Dr Winnie Kiiru, EPI Foundation Director of Government Relations

Guests of Honour and Keynote Speakers:

  • Honourable Sharon Ikeazor, Minister of State for Environment, Federal Republic of Nigeria
  • Honourable Lee White CBE, Minister of Forests, Oceans, Environment and Climate Change, Gabonese Republic
  • Honourable Jules Doret Ndongo, Minister of Forestry and Wildlife, Republic of Cameroon
  • Honounrable Mike Doryen, Managing Director, Forestry Development Authority, Republic of Liberia
  • Dr Alexandra Zimmerman, Chair, IUCN SSC Human-Wildlife Conflict Task Force and Senior Research Fellow, Oxford University
  • Dr Ralph Chami, Assistant Director of the IMF's Institute for Capacity Development and Co-founder of Rebalance Earth

You can watch the full webinar here, and the short film can be accessed here.

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