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GWP Webinar May 23, 2024

Lessons from Countering Wildlife Trafficking in Ethiopia and Thailand

The Global Wildlife Program (GWP) Legacy Webinar Series present the impact that recently concluded GWP projects from across Africa, Asia and Latin America and the Caribbean have made in combating illegal wildlife trade and promoting wildlife-based economies, while offering invaluable lessons. ...

May 23, 2024

Building a Sustainable Future for Jaguars and Farmers in Panama

Panama is one of the most biologically diverse countries in the world. Its forests stretch across a land bridge that creates a natural corridor connecting habitats for the jaguar that roam from Mexico to Argentina.

May 22, 2024

To Grow Strong, Grow Green

The World Bank Group’s mission is to end poverty on a livable planet. With more than 50 percent of global GDP - $44 trillion in economic resources – dependent on nature, it is critical to understand the economic impact of biodiversity to achieve this mission. How do we do this?

GWP Video May 14, 2024

Global Wildlife Program: Working Together for Wildlife, People, Economies & ...

The Global Wildlife Program is one of the largest global partnerships responding to declining wildlife worldwide. With financing from the Global Environment Facility, see how we make an impact in 38 countries in Africa, Asia, and Latin American and the Caribbean.

Apr 23, 2024

Early Warning Systems for Human-Wildlife Conflict, Zoonotic Spillover, and ...

This webinar will discuss emerging examples in early warning systems for conservation; including integrated data platforms in wildlife reserves, community-driven health risk identification and leveraging AI to support rapid responses in human wildlife conflict-prone areas

Mar 20, 2024

Following the money from environmental crimes – a call to action

Every year, criminals make millions of dollars by illegally harvesting and trafficking our planet’s natural resources. Their crimes cover a wide range of activities, from illegal logging, to poaching and trafficking of endangered species, illegal mining, and waste trafficking.

Feb 29, 2024

We can't have a livable planet without a healthy wildlife population

In 2014, when the World Bank Group joined a meeting hosted by then-Prince Charles to discuss illegal wildlife trade, an elephant was poached every 20 minutes. Ten years later, poaching is declining across much of Africa, a success won on the backs of the hard work of countries, communities, and civil society . So, what have we achieved in the last decade?

Feb 08, 2023

In wildlife conservation, gender equality brings win-win returns

This blog discusses how gender is being mainstreamed in GWP projects in Tanzania, Panama and Indonesia as well as tips for projects to integrate gender components into conservation activities.

Jan 25, 2024

Knowledge Exchange: Media Engagement for Human-Wildlife Conflict Mitigation

Human-wildlife conflict (HWC) is an increasing threat to conservation and sustainable development. HWC is complex and, as a result, projects have identified it as one of the top priorities for knowledge exchange and capacity building, particularly in how to effectively engage media.

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The Global Wildlife Program, funded by the Global Environment Facility (GEF) and led by the World Bank, partners with governments of 38 countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean and ADB, CI, IUCN, UNDP, UNEP, WWF, CITES, CMS, TRAFFIC, WCS, WildAID.