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Watch the EPIF's Special Event on Elephants, Biodiversity & Climate Change



On the 6th of July 2022, the EPI Foundation hosted an exclusive film from northern Kenya, followed by a high-level discussion with governments from eastern and southern Africa.

 

Moderated by Dr. Winnie Kiiru, EPI Foundation Director of Government Relations

Guests of Honour and Keynote Speakers:


Hon. Najib Balala, E.G.H., Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Tourism and Wildlife, Kenya


H.E. Paula Coelho, Secretary of State for the Environment, Angola


Kumara Wakjira, Director General, Ethiopian Wildlife Conservation Authority


Brighton Kumchedwa, Director, Department of National Parks and Wildlife, Malawi.



Our film from northern Kenya shows how drought is pushing Samburu pastoralists and elephants into conflict, and how we can mitigate this. The pictures were generously gifted by the Milgis Trust. The film was edited by Michaela Brackenridge.

Elephants in northern Kenya, (Milgis Trust).

The EPI is an African-led response to the elephant crisis, which aims to secure the harmonious coexistence of people and elephants. Click here to find out more about the EPI. For further information please contact the EPI’s Director of Communications, Barnaby Phillips: bphillips@elephantprotectioninitiative.org