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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.

Dec 08, 2023

Women as Catalysts for Change: Gender in evidence-based conservation

The Global Wildlife Program recognizes that efforts toward achieving gender equality are critical to conservation success. Applying a gender lens to Global Wildlife Program (GWP) projects is a win-win: it adds value to counter illegal wildlife trade (IWT) and biodiversity conservation projects while advancing gender equality. Bringing women and other diverse actors into GWP projects as participants, decision makers and agents of change is a GWP priority.

Sep 27, 2023

Behavior Change for Wildlife Conservation

Check out our new e-library for all up-to-date resources related to theories, frameworks, case studies and practices applicable to change behavior for wildlife conservation.

Nov 09, 2023

Human-Wildlife Conflict: Global Policy and Perception Insights

Human-wildlife conflict is one of the most pressing issues facing biodiversity conservation and sustainable development. Human-wildlife conflict is when encounters between humans and wildlife lead to negative impacts, such as wildlife raiding crops, attacking livestock, injuring people, or damaging property, often leading to the loss of livelihoods and exacerbation of poverty.

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