UGANDA

Uganda’s elephants suffered severe poaching during the political instability of the 1970s and 80s, but have slowly recovered in numbers since. The largest populations are in the Queen Elizabeth and Murchison Falls National Parks. Uganda joined the EPI in 2015.

PROGRESS

DECLARATION AGAINST INTERNATIONAL IVORY TRADE

DOMESTIC TRADE CLOSED

INVENTORY IN THE LAST 2 YEARS

STOCKPILE BEYOND ECONOMIC USE

NEAP IN DEVELOPMENT

PRIORITY PROJECTS FUNDED

UGANDA'S

EPI FRIEND 

OF THE MONTH

JAMES LUTALO

March 2020

Our March Friend of the Month is James Lutalo, Director for the Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities in Uganda.

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RESOURCES FOR UGANDA

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

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Country Area: 236,040 km²

Elephant Range Area: 17,048 km² (7%)

Protected Range: 73%

Estimated Elephant Population: 4,923 +/- 2,012

CITES Appendix: I

All statistics are taken from 2016 AfESG African Elephant Status Report