Southern Africa

Lone bull comes down to water hole at dusk. Nxai Pan, Botswana (Elephants For Africa)

Southern Africa Regional Elephant Conservation and Management Strategy

 In 2005, Southern African elephant range States held a workshop to develop a subregional strategy. The strategy was published in 2007.


National strategies & action plans

A number of Southern African countries have completed national strategies.

South Africa does not have a national strategy, but undertook a comprehensive assessment process in 2008. The results of that process are available online

Namibia also has a National Policy on Human-Wildlife Conflict Management.

African elephant flapping its ears.