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Published 9th December 2008

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Meeting to develop wild meat monitoring system for Central Africa

Douala, Cameroon, 9th December 2008—In December 2008, TRAFFIC organized a workshop in Douala, Cameroon, to develop a wild meat trade monitoring system in the Central Africa sub-region.


Participants at the Douala workshop © Roland Melisch / TRAFFIC

In collaboration with selected key stakeholders, participants developed a monitoring system that uses available survey information to provide a regular overview through proxy indicators for Central Africa.

Twenty two participants attended, representing various organizations including international non-governmental organizations, the University of Reading (UK), WWF, WCS, MIKE, LAGA, CIFOR, CEW, CIRAD, RAPAC, TRAFFIC etc.