TRAFFIC Logo

Wildlife Trade Specialists

The notorious Bikeko ivory market in Kinshasa, DRC © TRAFFIC

The ivory market in Kinshasa, DRC

The notorious Bikeko ivory market in Kinshasa, DRC © TRAFFIC

i

Published 30th August 2017

  Français 

Download report

Kinshasa’s ivory market still flourishing, finds TRAFFIC study

Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), 30th August 2017–a new TRAFFIC report launched today finds Kinshasa’s notorious ivory markets going underground following increased enforcement activity.

The elephant ivory market in Kinshasa, DRC

Report author(s):
Cléo MASHINI MWATHA, Christian MABITA MAFUTA, Nancy SHABANI AZIZA

Publication date:
August 2017


Notes:

[1] CITES is the Convention for the International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora

This study was carried out by TRAFFIC, in collaboration with WWF DRC and JURISTRALE. Financial support has been provided by the German Government through the BENGO / BMZ facility, and USAID through CAFEC.