IWT Green Corridor- Tackling IWT as a serious organised crime: strengthening end to end law enforcement. Building coalitions: engaging the private sector, NGOs and academia; harnessing technology and innovation. Closing markets for illegally traded wildlife products: building on the Chinese ivory trade ban
This project will baseline information about household consumption and markets It will provide training and capacity building for the Border Agency and Mongolian State Policy, including through creating and updating an IWT database and creating a multi-agency task force. It will also consider relevant legislation.
This project will create Uganda’s first fully integrated intelligence network to tackle illegal wildlife trade in the country. It aims to improve the ability of Uganda Wildlife Authority’s recently established Wildlife Crime Unit to collect and analyse intelligence data at multiple scales. It will also promote cooperation between multiple government and local NGO partners to increase arrests and prosecutions of offenders and ensure that appropriate penalties are awarded and enforced.
This project aims to reduce poaching of rhino and elephant within specific protected areas in sub-Saharan Africa, by significantly improving parks’ law enforcement capacity. Training will be provided to rangers in proven tracking tactics. Additional training in information gathering and analysis - and the establishment of an information network between protected areas - will improve coordination of national and international efforts to disrupt illegal wildlife trade.
The project aims to support improved enforcement, by sending experts to border points to work alongside officials to increase their knowledge and skills, by providing training on wildlife law. The project will also explore how relief and development agencies can incorporate wildlife protection in to their work, and work to raise public awareness in innovative, far-reaching ways, including trialling the use of text messages.
The project aims to build the capacity of enforcement agencies on combating illegal wildlife trafficking by providing systematic law enforcement training. This will include developing a wildlife enforcement training course tool kit for related governmental agencies, which will include related international and national legislations on wildlife trade regulation and control, species identification tools for key species and their products in common trade, and wildlife crime investigation technology and related tools.
This project aims to strengthen community engagement in combating IWT in Kenya. The project partners have developed a Theory of Change (ToC) for different forms of community engagement which will be reviewed against existing community engagement initiatives. Lessons learned will be used to develop practical guidance for developing new – or improving existing - community initiatives.