Rethinking assessment of success of mitigation strategies for elephant-induced crop damage


Crop damage is the most common impact of negative interactions between people and elephants and poses a significant threat to rural livelihoods and conservation efforts. Numerous approaches to mitigate and prevent crop damage have been implemented throughout Africa and Asia.  Read the full article

Authors: Kristen Denninger Snyder,Dennis Rentsch


The authors thank our colleagues at Tanzania Wildlife Research Institute (TAWIRI), Grumeti Fund, Frankfurt Zoological Society, and the many community members in the western Serengeti for their valuable insight and without whom this work would not be possible.

Published online by The Society for Conservation Biology  : 14 May 2020




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