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Framework for the Evaluation of the Legality of Forestry Operations and the Processing and Marketing of Timber: Principles, Criteria and Indicators for Madagascar Document  by Julien Noël Rakotoarisoa, Cynthia Ratsimbazafy, David J. Newton and Stéphane Ringuet (August 2016). TRAFFIC East/Southern Africa. ISBN no: 978-1-85850-393-6. This document provides an overview of the existing regulations pertaining to forest operations and timber industry in Madagascar.

Also available in French: Cadre pour l’Evaluation de la Légalité des Opérations forestières, de la Transformation et de la Commercialisation des bois : Principes, Critères et Indicateurs pour Madagascar (PDF: 1MB) by Julien Noël Rakotoarisoa, Cynthia Ratsimbazafy, David J. Newton and Stéphane Ringuet (August 2016). TRAFFIC East/Southern Africa. ISBN no: 978-1-85850-393-6. Le présent document fait  état de lieu des éléments réglementaire des opérations forestières et le commerce du bois à Madagascar, c’est une démarche qui s’inscrit dans le cadre de la définition de légalité des opérations forestières du pays et plus loin vi se à renforcer la restauration de la gouvernance du secteur forestier.

Guide: la mise en application de la loi faunique, Cameroun; les competences, attributions, missions et responsabilités des différents corps (PDF, 2 MB) by Nkoke, S.C. Nya, F.A. et Ononino A.B. (2016). 65 pp. TRAFFIC. Yaoundé, Cameroun.

Illegal Wildlife Trade and the European Union: An analysis of EU-TWIX seizure data for the period 2007-2011 (PDF, 1.6 MB)  by Victoria Mundy-Taylor. (2013). Report prepared for the European Commission.

Mise en Oeuvre de la CITES par les Pays de l’Espace COMIFAC: Evaluation Préliminaire des Besoins (1.2 MB) by B. Ononino, G. Ngandjui et E.E. Fossung. (2013). Secretariat of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), Geneva, Switzerland. 91 pp. ISBN 978-1-85850-370-7.

Développement d’un Système de Gestion des Stocks d’Ivoire au Gabon: Propositions de Standards Minimums (1.6 MB) by S. Ringuet et J.-F. Lagrot. (2013). Secretariat of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), Geneva, Switzerland. 66 pp. ISBN 978-1-85850-369-1.

"It’s not my Tiger" (PDF, 1.3 MB) by A. Vaisman. TRAFFIC (2012) (in Russian). A review of Russian wildlife legislation.

Hand Book on Wildlife Law Enforcement in India (2010) (PDF 11.05MB) Samir Sinha

The First Regional Workshop on the South Asia Wildlife Trade Initiative, 31st January-1st February 2008 Kathmandu, Nepal (PDF, 7.2 MB). (2008). Workshop Report

Le commerce illégal et la vente d'espèces CITES en Belgique: Ivoire d'éléphant et autres spécimens (988 KB) by Amelie Knapp and Alexandre Affre. (May 2007). 78pp. (in French). Published by: TRAFFIC Europe.

EU-TWIX: An internet tool to assist the EU in the fight against wildlife trade crime (2.3 MB). (May 2007). Information leaflet published by: TRAFFIC Europe

Wildlife trade law: A UK enforcer's factfile by Stephanie Pendry, Carol Inskipp and Crawford Allan (2006) 151pp. TRAFFIC International, Cambridge, UK. This factfile is intended mainly for police and Customs officers in the UK and provides an overview of the trade in those species protected under the provisions of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES).

Proceedings of the International Sturgeon Enforcement Workshop to Combat Illegal Trade in Caviar (6.4 MB)  A. Knapp, C. Kitschke, S. von Meibom. (2006). 137pp plus Annex. Workshop 27-29 June 2006, Brussels, Belgium. Prepared by: TRAFFIC Europe for the European Commission.

Proceedings of the International Expert Workshop on Wildlife Detector Dogs (1.2 MB) Edited by: Birgit Felgentreu. (2006). 19pp. Workshop 2-5 March 2006, Bad Schandau, Germany. Published by: WWF Germany and TRAFFIC Europe.

Enforcement of Wildlife Trade Controls in EU Member States: Country Profiles (348 KB) Edited by: Rob Parry-Jones, Amelie Knapp. (2006). 140pp. 25–27 October 2005, Latimer Conference Centre, Buckinghamshire, UK. Compiled by: TRAFFIC on behalf of Defra for the EU Wildlife Trade Enforcement Co-ordination Workshop.

Proceedings of the EU Wildlife Trade Enforcement Co-ordination Workshop (1.4 MB) Edited by: R. Parry-Jones, J. Barnaby, S. Theile. (October 2005). 84pp. Workshop, 25-27 October 2005, Buckinghamshire, UK. Published by: Defra and TRAFFIC International.

Proceedings of the International Expert Workshop on the Enforcement of Wildlife Trade Controls in Central Eastern Europe (776 KB) Edited by: Katalin Kecse-Nagy, Dorottya Papp, Caroline Raymakers, Attila Steiner, Stephanie Theile. (2004). 83pp. ISBN 2 9600505 0 9 (ISBN 978 2 9600505 0 9). (Available in Bulgarian, Czech, Estonian, Hungarian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Polish, Romanian, Slovakian and Slovenian.) Workshop 3-4 June 2004, Budapest, Hungary. TRAFFIC Europe.

Proceedings of the International Expert Workshop on the Enforcement of Wildlife Trade Controls in the EU (3 MB) Edited by: Monika Anton, Nicholas Dragffy, Stephanie Pendry, Tomme Rozanne Young. (2002). 376pp. ISBN 90 75243 07 3 (ISBN 978 90 75243 07 9). Workshop 5-6 November 2001, Frankfurt, Germany.

Proceedings of the International Workshop on Enforcing Wildlife Trade Controls in the Russian Far East and North East Asia
(June 2000). 97pp. (Available in English and Russian). Published by: TRAFFIC Europe - Russia. Workshop 15-19 November 1999, Vladivostok, Russia.

By Hook or by Crook: A reference manual on illegal wildlife trade and prosecutions in the United Kingdom (500 KB) Jane Holden. (1998). 128pp. ISBN 1 90193 002 5 (ISBN 978 1 90193 002 3). Published by: The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds, WWF UK, TRAFFIC International.

The feasibility of using canines to detect wildlife contraband (Scanned PDF, 4.5 MB) (1997) 26pp. Rob Parry-Jones. Published by TRAFFIC East Asia.

Wildlife Conservation Law Enforcement Handbook Edited by: Vincent Y. Chen. (June 1997). 51pp. (Chinese edition)

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Division of Law Enforcement: A Review of the Program Primarily Responsible for Enforcing CITES Craig Hoover, Terry Tarr, (March 1997). 34pp.

The implementation and enforcement of CITES in the European Union (Scanned PDF, 1.7 MB) Elizabeth H. Fleming. (January 1995) (updated). 31pp.

Wildlife Trade: A handbook for enforcement staff (scanned PDF, 5.3 MB) Vivek Menon, Raj Panjwani, Pranav Capila, Aarti Sharma, Madhumita Ghosh. (August 1994). 42pp.

CITES and the Regulation of Wildlife Trade for European Circuses Elizabeth H. Fleming. (1994). 40pp. ISBN 9 07524 301 4 (ISBN 978 9 07524 301 7). NB: This investigation (1992) was performed prior to the adoption of Council Regulation (EC) No. 338/97, and is therefore no longer relevant.

The Smuggling of Endangered Wildlife Across the Taiwan Strait (July 1991). 24pp. ISBN 0 947613 32 3 (ISBN 978 0 947613 32 7). Published by: TRAFFIC International & TRAFFIC North America. Species in Danger series. The result of an investigation to identify species illicitly traded across the Strait from mainland China to the island of Taiwan.