Fighting Illegal Wildlife Trade: What Next for Malawi?

Did you know that in just four years, over 1.5 tonnes of ivory has been confiscated in Malawi, average monthly arrests for wildlife crime have jumped from 0.7 to 9.5, and custodial sentence rates have risen to over 90%?

To mark World Wildlife Day 2019, we’re sharing an article highlighting Malawi’s unique conservation story. Published today as part of The Guardian newspaper’s ‘Protecting our Wildlife’ campaign, the piece is written by Hon Alex Major, co-chair of the Malawi Parliamentary Conservation Caucus, for which Lilongwe Wildlife Trust is the Secretariat.

Click here to read the full article and learn more.