Beyond Enforcement: Involving indigenous peoples and local communities in combating illegal wildlife trade
Wednesday, December 23, 2015 at 10:57
TRAFFIC in Conservation awareness, In Africa

Call for workshop participation

The IUCN CEESP/SSC Sustainable Use and Livelihoods Specialist Group (IUCN SULi) and Regional Programme for West and Central Africa (IUCN PACO), International Institute of Environment and Development (IIED), TRAFFIC, and the Network for Environment and Sustainable Development in Africa (NESDA - Cameroon), are holding a regional workshop for West and Central Africa to explore how best to engage indigenous peoples and local communities that live close to wildlife in efforts to combat illegal wildlife trade.

Potential participants are invited to submit summaries of relevant analyses, case studies and experiences that they would be interested to present at the workshop.

The workshop is supported by the Austrian Ministry of the Environment and the German Polifund project, implemented by GIZ on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and the German Federal Ministry for Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety (BMUB).

Dates: 24th-25th February 2016
Venue: Close to Douala, Cameroon (exact venue TBC)
Submission date for short proposal: 15th January 2016
More details (PDF)

Update: Please find the latest agenda here (PDF, 1 MB)

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