Kenyan NGO’s

The Tsavo Trust, a Kenyan NGO, emphasizes the physical security of communities, as well as wildlife, in its antipoaching efforts. It supports the local recruitment of professionally trained anti-poaching units that are mandated to identify and apprehend poachers residing or working out of the same communities. The Tsavo Trust works …

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The limits of law enforcement

Across African range states that have elephant and rhino populations, anti-poaching initiatives take many different forms. In some cases, they involve a combination of state and private rangers, government soldiers, and locally based organizations working jointly to combat poaching through the use of force or through grassroots work aimed at …

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Armées de la République Démocratique

The Forces Armées de la République Démocratique du Congo (Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, FARDC) have been identified by independent observers as among the most ruthless ivory poachers in the DRC, where the state military is reportedly responsible for 75 per cent of all poaching in …

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