Laos Elephant Conservation Centre (ECC), located at Nam Tien Lake Sayaboury, in Xayabuli, in Laos, was founded in 2010, opened for public in 2011 and the first elephant arrived in 2011.
At Laos Elephant Conservation Centre (ECC) lives 29 elephants with records in this database: (detail list)
In 2010, the ECC, a a Lao-French Joint Venture Company, was created and registered in the Sayaboury Province, sometimes als referred to as Xaignabouli, Xaignabouri, Xayabouri, Xayaboury, Sayabouli, Sayabouri. The Elephant Conservation Center opened its doors to the public in 2011.
2012, ElefantAsia handed over its programmes to the Department of Livestock and Fisheries.
2018: ECC signed a Partnership Agreement with the Smithsonian Institution to pursue its scientific research programme.