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African-led Strategy to Combat Illegal Wildlife Trade | African Wildlife Foundation

African-led Strategy to Combat Illegal Wildlife Trade | African Wildlife Foundation

Thursday, April 30, 2015 Brazzaville, Congo On Wednesday, His Excellency President Denis Sassou Nguesso of the Republic of Congo set fire to 5 tonnes of ivory, including this ceremonial pile at the Palas de Congrès. Photo credit: Daudi Sumba/African Wildlife Foundation Today, April 30, concludes the four-day International Conference on Illegal Trade in Wild Fauna and Flora in Africa in Brazzaville, Republic of Congo. The conference brought together regional and international stakeholders to develop an African-led strategy and action plan for combating the illegal trade in the continent's natural resources. The Action Plan calls on stakeholders to strengthen the institutional and legal framework for handling wildlife and environmental crimes; improve trade control and enforcement of national and international laws; and strengthen the capacity of national authorities to bett...

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