South Sudan became independent in 2011, and although a surprising amount of wildlife survived earlier conflicts, there’s fear of widespread elephant poaching since a new civil war erupted in 2013. The largest remaining herds are in the Sudd swamplands of the White Nile. South Sudan joined the EPI in 2016.
DECLARATION AGAINST INTERNATIONAL IVORY TRADE
DOMESTIC TRADE CLOSED
INVENTORY IN THE LAST 2 YEARS
STOCKPILE BEYOND ECONOMIC USE
EPI FRIEND OF THE MONTH
Our EPI Friend of the Month is Khamis Ding, Director of External Relations and Natural Resources Management of the South Sudan National Wildlife Service. South Sudan joined the EPI in 2016.