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All about ERP: protecting Elephants and Rhinos

Oct 10, 2019 10:45:53 AM

Elephants, Rhinos & People (ERP) was founded to preserve and protect Southern Africa’s wild elephants and rhinos through a strategy that is based on rural poverty alleviation. Read more and watch the video in this blog.

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(ERP) Great Karoo Elephant Migration

Jun 10, 2019 7:39:31 AM

ERP has successfully completed the translocation of two family groups of elephants to Mount Camdeboo Private Game Reserve and Buffalo Kloof Private Game Reserve, in the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa. These two reintroductions form part of the ‘The Great Karoo Elephant Migration’, an ERP programme which aims to repopulate elephants in their former range, and restore ecosystems in the Karoo.

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ERP: Recent top stories about saving Elephants & Rhinos

Feb 26, 2019 8:12:36 AM

In this blog, we share a few recent stories from our non-profit entity Elephants, Rhinos & People (ERP) including the translocation of massive bulls to Samara Private Game Reserve in the Eastern Cape and an update on the Somkhanda Game Reserve’s elephant herd.

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ERP achieves a monumental translocation

Sep 5, 2018 7:03:50 AM


ERP successfully completed a historic translocation of 53 elephants from South Africa to Mozambique.

In July, Elephants, Rhinos and People (ERP) successfully completed a historic translocation of 53 elephants from two game reserves in the KwaZulu-Natal province of South Africa to Zinave National Park in Mozambique. The elephants were secured and transported over 1,250km to Zinave, part of the Great Limpopo Transfrontier Conservation Area.

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ERP Air Force

Jul 27, 2018 10:03:40 AM

ERP Air Force
With the alarming level of threat facing elephants and rhinos, traditional methods of supporting conservation are no longer adequate to protect the critical wild populations of these species. The ERP strategy is to combat the widespread slaughter of elephants and rhinos in Southern Africa by alleviating the pressures associated with poverty in rural communities in areas adjacent to the threatened species. As this strategy will likely only deliver results in the medium term, ERP implements a range of tactical measures designed to combat the poaching problem in the short term. 

The ERP Air Force is one of those tactical initiatives.

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Protecting elephants and rhinos with drones, data, and IoT

Jul 12, 2018 8:13:51 AM

Elephants, Rhinos & People (ERP) is digitalizing the fight for Southern Africa’s threatened population of elephants and rhinos in the wild, and has built some mobile apps, drones and data analysis to assist in ERP's mission, some of which are using SAP HANA, Fiori and Cloud.

EPI-USE Labs is a proud member of the groupelephant.com family. Four years ago, groupelephant.com launched a non-profit initiative called Elephants, Rhinos & People, or "ERP" for short (https://erp.ngo).

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ERP: Going 'Beyond Corporate Purpose'

Jul 3, 2018 9:28:11 AM

EPI-USE Labs is a proud member of groupelephant.com, a largely employee-owned group of companies with 2000 employees.

groupelephant.com also owns and funds a non-profit entity, called Elephants, Rhinos & People (ERP), focusing on the preservation of at-risk elephants and rhinos through the economic upliftment of rural people in areas adjacent to these threatened species.