African Elephant Fund: COVID 19 Call for Project Proposals

African Elephant Fund
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Last date: 
Monday, July 6, 2020
Central African Republic

Detailed Description

The African Elephant Fund (AEF) Secretariat has launched the tenth round of call for project proposals to allow African elephant range States to seek emergency funding to address elephant conservation challenges related to COVID 19 for the implementation of the African Elephant Action Plan.

The African Elephant Fund is working to ensure a secure future for African elephants and their habitats.

Funding Information

  • Funding request should not exceed 50,000 USD.


Objective 1: Reduce illegal killing of elephants and illegal trade in elephant products;

Objective 2: Maintain elephant habitats and restore connectivity;

Objective 3: Reduce Human Elephant Conflict (HEC);

Objective 4: Increase awareness on elephant conservation and management of key stakeholders that include policy makers and local communities among other interest groups;

Objective 5: Strengthen range States knowledge on African elephant management;

Objective 6: Strengthen cooperation and understanding among range states;

Objective 7: Improve local communities’ cooperation and collaboration on African elephant conservation;

Objective 8: African Elephant Action Plan is effectively implemented.

Evaluation Criteria

The project should start its activities withing 3 months of its approval by the steering committee and completed in no more than 12 months from its inception. The project should be subject to at least one or many of the following criteria:

  • Secure small / vulnerable populations that are faced with an immediate threat;
  • Address prosecution and criminal investigations;
  • Prevent immediate human-elephant conflicts;
  • Address a site that is experiencing an escalation in poaching;
  • Address a site that is experiencing a decline in law enforcement capacity.


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