GLOBAL TASK FORCE TO COUNTER WILDLIFE TRAFFICKING

Freeland provides training, technology and information to law enforcement agencies, while helping them team up to form a global enforcement chain to break the criminal supply chains that are destroying our world's wildlife populations and endangered people with zoonotic outbreaks.

About the Alliance Member

Freeland protects vulnerable wild animals, communities, and ecosystems from trafficking and over-exploitation. The global organization envisions is a world of pristine ecosystems that is free of wildlife trafficking and human slavery.

https://www.freeland.org

LOCATION

Kenya, Uganda, Democratic Republic of Congo, Mozambique, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, Thailand, Malaysia, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Philippines, Indonesia, Singapore, Vietnam, China, India, Brazil

RESULTS

1. Officers trained through C-TOC training courses tracked down and arrested 5 men (3 Nigerians, 1 Congolese, and 1 Chinese) who are part of a major cross-continental syndicate that has been sponsoring the killing of thousands of elephants and pangolins for years.

2. C-TOC-trained officers have opened a cross-border money laundering and racketeering case against a syndicate whose criminal activities straddle 9 countries. 

Action Pillar:
Stop Trafficking

Countering wildlife trafficking to freeze the financial trigger on poaching.

Activties
• Empower law enforcers to identify and dismantle criminal syndicates and seize assets.

• Fund wildlife enforcement operations.

• Establish and link databases on wildlife crimes.

• Help the private sector adopt compliance measures for nature protection.

• Enable and reward citizen support for, and monitoring of, nature protection.  

More Solutions from our Alliance

PROTECTING NATURE

LOCATION: Southeast Asia & Africa

REDUCING DEMAND

LOCATION: China

PROTECTING NATURE

LOCATION: Zimbabwe

STOPPING TRAFFICKING

LOCATION: Global

REDUCING DEMAND

LOCATION: Amazon

REFORMING FARMING

LOCATION: Southeast Asia

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