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Tanzania’s fabulous wildlife heritage is admired across the world, but its elephant population may have declined by as much as 60% during the poaching upsurge of the past decade. The worst of the poaching has been in the south and west of the country, with the Ruaha National Park and Selous Game Reserve both badly affected. Tanzania was a founder member of the EPI in 2014.

Progress Towards the EPI Aims

Priority Projects Funded
NEAP in Development
Domestic Trade Closed
Declaration Against International Ivory Trade
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Facts & Figures

Country Area: 945,090 km²

Elephant Range: 389,921 km²

Protected Range: 43%

Estimated Elephant Population: 50,433

CITES Listing: Appendix I

All statistics are taken from 2016 AfESG African Elephant Status Report

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