Local communities: First Line of Defence against illegal wildlife trade (FLoD)
This manual provides detailed guidance for implementing the ‘Local communities: First Line of Defence against illegal wildlife trade (FLoD)’ methodology to articulate, contrast and compare the assumptions, perceptions, and logic flows of communities and project designers/implementers that are eng
From Poachers to Protectors: Engaging Local Communities in Solutions to Illegal Wildlife Trade
Combating the surge of illegal wildlife trade (IWT) devastating wildlife populations is an urgent global priority for conservation. There are increasing policy commitments to take action at the local community level as part of effective responses.
Local communities: The overlooked first line of defence for wildlife
The long-term survival of wildlife, and in particular the success of efforts to combat the illegal wildlife trade (IWT) in high-value commodities such as elephant ivory and rhino horn, depends to a large extent on the willing support of local communities living alongside it.
The ‘Traditional rural life and Batwa culture trail’ is one of three new tourist trails, and other products and services, that have been developed to support poor people living close to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in Uganda.
Pranab Doley of Jeepal Krishak Shramik Sangha (JKSS) based out of Assam, North East India calls out to the international community to take in consideration of the sacrifices of the people who live in forest areas across the world.