Wild animals are less wild and more human than many humans of this world
Recent years have seen wildlife poaching skyrocket – particularly for ivory and rhino. In 2011, between 25,000-50,000 elephants were killed for their ivory. Due to the Horn of Africa’s strategic location it has been identified as both a source and transit route for illegal wildlife trade in ivory, rhino horn, live animals, shark fins and other wildlife products between Africa, the Middle East, and Asia.Read more
It’s tragic, and it must be stopped. Our global network is on the frontlines to ensure that animals have the protection they need from the illegal market forces that threaten their survival.
HAWEN Regional Secretariat: Horn of Africa Wildlife Enforcement Network members includes 8 countries: