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African Voices Help Inform bipartisan The END Wildlife Trafficking Reauthorization and Improvement Act of 2020; Jurisdictional conflicts, de-prioritization of illegal wildlife trade by governments contribute to flourishing wildlife crime; Cybercrime a growing problem in IWT


WASHINGTON, D.C. AND NAIROBI, KENYA (November 20, 2020) – African Wildlife Foundation issued an official statement today from…

African Wildlife Foundation Issues Comprehensive Update on Pandemic Relief Efforts in Cameroon, Ethiopia, Kenya, and Zimbabwe; NGO Prevents 167 Human-Wildlife Conflict Incidents

During the onset of the COVID-19 global pandemic, African Wildlife Foundation developed an emergency response plan for the hardest hit landscapes where it operates, with the goal of delivering food rations, personal protective equipment, gasoline for vehicles and…

On November 13, 2020, the African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) joined peers in the second webinar organized by Earth Journalism Network (EJN). The webinar, dubbed ‘Investigating wildlife and environmental crime in the COVID-19 era’ was aimed at equipping environmental journalists in Uganda with tips and tools for use in their line of work. The first webinar covered the same topic but focused on Kenya.

Moderated by Benon Oluka, EJN’s Investigative Editor for East Africa, the webinar…

A Specialized Team of Illegal Wildlife Trade Detection Dogs Supported by African Wildlife Foundation and Peace Parks Foundation Helps Catch a Vietnamese Trafficker with Illegal Rhino Horns, Lion Teeth, and Lion Nails.
 

MAPUTO, MOZAMBIQUE AND NAIROBI, KENYA (November 11, 2020) – African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) is cracking down on illegal wildlife trade (IWT) from Africa to Vietnam, China, and other parts of…

On October 30,  2020, the African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) in collaboration with the Friends of Nature (FON) collaborated yet again to host the second virtual China-Africa Youth Dialogue. This webinar sought to discuss ‘Sustainable Wildlife Trade and the Threats of the Natural Protected Areas’ in both regions that are rich in biodiversity hotspots. It attracted over 100 participants from across the globe who were eager to learn how best they can be part of building a better future.…