Securing human-elephant coexistence in Sumatra
Ms Alexandra Zimmermann
Host Country Institutions:
PHKA - Forestry dept of Indonesia, WCS - Indonesia
To identify key elephant populations in Sumatra, assess their status using CITES/MIKE survey methods; protect these key populations from poaching and human—elephant conflict (HEC) while improving farmers’ livelihoods; and to train Indonesian nationals in HEC mitigation methods and CITES/MIKE survey methods to help the Government of Indonesia meet its obligations under CITES and the CBD.
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