2016 IMPACT REPORT PUBLISHED

The challenges facing Malawi’s wildlife are substantial. Wildlife crimes such as the bush-meat and illegal pet trades are still commonplace and not only cause suffering for individual animals but also threaten species with extinction. What’s more, the country’s poor law enforcement, weak legislation and reputation for corruption has attracted the attention of organised wildlife crime syndicates. Malawi is currently Southern Africa’s principal transit hub for elephant ivory and other illicit wildlife products.

Despite this, 2016 was a successful year for Lilongwe Wildlife Trust – a new wildlife act, the country’s first wildlife crime investigation unit, awards, record wildlife rescues and releases, and the highest ever participation in our conservation education programme, to name just a few of the highlights…. CONTINUE READING HERE…

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