Conservation

Kenya

Elephant Collaring

Space For Giants

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Lets get those elephants collared!

Project Details

Location

Kenya

SDG

15

Area

Conservation

Beneficiary

0

Donations

0

Summary 

To achieve their vision of a safe future for elephants and their landscapes forever, Space for Giants works to foster the vital co-existence of people and elephants. By collaring elephants to monitor their movements, Space for Giants helps the authorities put in place land use strategies and long term solutions.

Description

Space for Giants is currently working on an a electric fencing project to reduce human elephant conflict in one of its hotspots in Kenya by 90%. The collars currently deployed are providing information on how elephants are interacting with these fences. Crop raiding has been reduced significantly but the collar data also show how elephants are exploiting weaknesses in fence alignments and designs.

Solution

Collaring elephants provides data on their movement patterns, helps scientists understand elephant ecology, helps identify elephant migration paths to guide planning and policy-making at regional, national, and international levels, including long-term planning and evaluation.

Impact

Space for Giants is currently working on a county wide electric fencing project that aims to reduce human elephant conflict by 90%. The collars currently deployed are providing information on the performance of these fences. The fence have reduced crop raiding significantly but also show how elephants are exploiting weaknesses in fence alignments and designs.

Two Elephant collars

4000

Helicopter hire

5000

Vet

300

Deployment of support staff

700

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Project Milestones

Organisation Details:

Charity Number:

1159227

Location:

Kenya

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Please note that donations are non-refundable. In the event that we don’t raise enough money for 2 Elephants, we will we may either reach out to our donor database to top up the remaining amount. Failing that we would top it up using unrestricted funds.

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