VIDEO: Passionate for Wildlife Conservation; One CITES Masters’ Student’s Story

Jun 25, 2018
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In West Africa, gaps exist in wildlife conservation and enforcement. In 2016, USAID, through WA BiCC, sponsored 12 wildlife professionals to undergo a Masters’ degree program aimed at addressing these gaps by empowering these young professionals to effect change at the ground, institutional and regional levels. In this video, Felix Abayomi, a beneficiary of this…


VIDEO: Improving Wildlife Law Enforcement in West Africa: A Look at Progress in Ghana.

Jun 13, 2018
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Wildlife trafficking remains an issue in West Africa significantly due to the gap in the implementation of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Flora and Fauna (CITES) regulations at the national and regional levels. In 2016, WA BiCC sponsored 11 students from West Africa to undergo a Masters’ Program to strengthen…


VIDEO: Liberia Launches two National Parks.

May 23, 2018
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On April 26th, WA BiCC supported the government of Liberia in making history by launching the Grebo-Krahn National Park located in the South-East of Liberia, and the Gola National Park located in the North West of the country. Watch as traditional leaders and local authorities share their expectations and make commitments towards protecting the forests’…

Two live pangolins cuddling in their cage at the exhibition booth

NEW VIDEO: Saving Pangolins in Ghana

Apr 19, 2018

Pangolins are among the most threatened and widely traded species in the world for its scales and meat. In Ghana, the species is locally called “Aprawa” and also a delicacy for bush meat. The high demand for Pangolin scales is a major driver of the species’ illicit hunting and trade. This video developed by A…