SSC Groups

Southern Africa

Lone bull comes down to water hole at dusk. Nxai Pan, Botswana

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.

PDF iconSouthern Africa Regional Elephant Conservation and Management Strategy

 

National strategies & action plans

A number of Southern African countries have completed national strategies.

Botswana (2003):
PDF iconNational Policy and Strategy for the Conservation and Management of Elephants in Botswana

Mozambique (2010):
PDF iconStrategy and Action Plan for the Conservation and Management of Elephants in Mozambique 2010-2015

Namibia (2007):
PDF iconNamibia Species Management Plan: Loxodonta africana

Zambia (2003):
PDF iconNational Policy and Action Plan on Elephant Management in Zambia 2003

Zimbabwe (1997):
PDF iconThe Policy and Plan for Elephant Management in Zimbabwe 1997

 

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.

 

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