“Wildlife crime is a big business. Run by dangerous international networks, wildlife and animal parts are trafficked much like illegal drugs and arms. By its very nature, it is almost impossible to obtain reliable figures for the value of illegal wildlife trade.
AGA-Africa Programme works in concert with anti-wildlife trafficking actors, to create greater awareness about the detrimental impact of wildlife crimes and to provide training for investigation and prosecution of wildlife traffickers.
AGA-Africa Programme seeks to build partnerships which support the building of institutional capacity and effective approaches to combating this crime.
How We Work With You
- Facilitate public & private sector partnerships
- Train customs officers, police, and lawyers in wildlife forensics and border inspections
- Support seminars & workshops for the exchange of ideas, knowledge & best practice on tactics for the arrest and prosecution of wildlife traffickers
“Wildlife trafficking is thought to be the third most valuable illicit commerce in the world, after drugs and weapons, worth an estimated $10 billion a year”