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Ivory markets in Central Africa

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Published 07 septembre 2017

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Un nouveau rapport de TRAFFIC lève le voile sur les marchés d’ivoire en Afrique centrale

Yaoundé, Cameroun, 7 septembre 2017–TRAFFIC publie aujourd’hui la première étude complète sur le commerce  illégal d’ivoire dans cinq pays d’Afrique centrale depuis près de 20 ans. Selon ce  rapport, trois facteurs compromettent gravement la lutte contre le trafic d'ivoire en Afrique centrale : la faible gouvernance, la corruption et de l’évolution changeante du commerce. 

Ivory Markets in Central Africa

Report author(s):
Sone NKOKE Christopher, Jean-François LAGROT, Stéphane RINGUET, Tom MILLIKEN

Publication date:
September 2017


Notes:

The July 2017 G20 summit ended with leaders pledging to address the corruption that facilitates wildlife trafficking.


About Wildlife TRAPS

The USAID-funded Wildlife Trafficking, Response, Assessment and Priority Setting (Wildlife TRAPS) Project is an initiative that is designed to secure a transformation in the level of co-operation between an international community of stakeholders who are impacted by illegal wildlife trade between Africa and Asia. The project is designed to increase understanding of the true character and scale of the response required, to set priorities, identify intervention points, and test non-traditional approaches with project partners.

About USAID

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is responsible for the majority of overseas development assistance from the United States Government and works to end extreme poverty and promote resilient, democratic societies while advancing security and prosperity for America and the world