Species in Bushmeat Trade In Cameroon and The Republic of Congo

Published 15th January 2022


Food for thought: species exposed in Central African Bushmeat trade

A TRAFFIC report highlights threatened species are still commercially traded in open bushmeat markets despite legal protection in Cameroon and the Republic of the Congo. The report suggests that less protected animal substitutes may be at risk of overexploitation in the future as a result.

Species in Bushmeat Trade In Cameroon and The Republic of Congo

Report author(s):
Constant Momballa Mbun, Bricette Sop Nguemwo

Publication date:
January 2022


  1. Class C – least protected list of animals allowed for sports hunting/commercial purposes under same conditions as Class B, but also open for subsistence hunting and consumption in grassroots community without other restrictions. (report page 19)

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