Effective human-elephant conflict mitigation through appropriate use of electric fencing

Prithviraj Fernando   Basic • Elephants, Human-Elephant Conflict, Electric Fence • 20 Seats • Short • Starts at 14:00 - 16:30 on DAY 4

The workshop aims to cover the following points:

  1. Principles of an electric fence
  2. Use of electric fence as an elephant barrier
  3. Types of electric fencing
    • Location:
      • Linear
      • Enclosure
      • Exclosure
    • Temporal
      • Permanent
      • Seasonal
    • Management
      • Institutional
      • Community-based
  4. Breaking of fences by elephants
    • Possible technological solutions
  5. Steps in implementing Community-based electric fences
    • Awareness
    • Community organization
    • Community contribution
    • Fence design and plan
    • Construction
    • Monitoring and maintenance