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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 Towards the EPI Aims

Priority Projects Funded
NEAP Launched (2016 - 2026)
Stockpile Beyond Economic Use
Inventory in the Last 2 Years
Domestic Trade Closed
Declaration Against International Ivory Trade
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Facts & Figures

Country Area: 236,040 km²

Elephant Range: 17,048 km² (7%)

Protected Range: 73%

Estimated Elephant Population: 4,923

CITES Listing: Appendix I

All statistics are taken from 2016 AfESG African Elephant Status Report

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