RECOMMENDATIONS FOR A SURVEY DESIGN FOR THE CITES ELEPHANT MONITORING PROGRAM “MIKE”

Annexes

  1. Central African Study Area, MIKE Sites and Pilot Project Sites
  2. MIKE Survey Sites provided to the Pilot Project (April 1999) and treated as intensive sites in the proposed survey design.
    1. Lope
    2. Odzala
    3. Ituri
  3. Sampling plans and sampled locations in
    1. Study area
    2. Stratification process
    3. Results of stratification
    4. Allocation of sampling points
  4. Cartographic inputs/outputs for sampling effort allocation
  5. Formulae for calculating optimal allocation of survey effort among strata.
  6. Access map for the Central African forest zone
  7. List of technical consultants reports

ANNEX 2: MIKE Survey Sites provided to the Pilot Project (April 1999) and treated as intensive sites in the proposed survey design.

 

Country

Survey Site

Area

Biome

Protected Status

DR Congo

Garamba

15,125

savanna/woodlands

National Park/Hunting Reserve complex

Ituri Forest

+/- 30,000

closed forest

Wildlife Reserve

Kahuzi-Biega

6,000

closed forest

National Park

Congo

Odzala

+/- 13,000

closed forest

National Park

Conkuati

3,000

closed forest

Reserve de Faune

CAR

Dzanga-Sangha

3,292

closed forest

National Park

Sangba

+/- 15,000

savanna/woodlands

National Park/ Hunting Reserve complex

Bangassou

5000

Forest / savanna

Forest Reserve

Cameroon

Boumba-Bek

1,322

closed forest

Reserve de Faune

Waza

1,700

savanna/woodlands

National Park

Chad

Zakouma

3,156

savanna/woodlands

National Park

Gabon

Minkebe

6,000

closed forest

Reserve de Faune

Lope

5,400

closed forest

Reserve de Faune

NOTE; Subsequent to the intial list the following modifications have been made or porposed:. Salonga National Park (33,000 km2) is recommended as an additional site in DRC, Nouabale Ndoki (3,866 km2) is suggested as an additional site in Congo. A site in Guinea Equatorial to be designated

ANNEX 3: sampling plan and sampled locations for the Pilot Project Sites.

 

  • Figure 1: Sampling plan for the Lope area, Gabon.
  • Figure 2: Sampling plan and sampled locations for the Odzala area, Congo
  • Figure 3: Sampling plan and sampled locations for the Ituri area, Democratic Republic of Congo

ANNEX 4: cartographic inputs and outputs for sampling effort allocation for the extensive sampling design in the Central African Rainforest study area.

 

  • Figure 1. Elephant range in Central Africa
  • Figure 2. Stratification process: buffers and expert opinion
  • Figure 3. Elephant density strata
  • Figure 4. Sampling locations