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Global Wildlife Program

Knowledge Events


Knowledge exchange is an integral part of the GWP programmatic approach. The GWP conducts monthly virtual knowledge exchange events on a range of topics related to anti-poaching, community engagement, tourism concessions, counter-wildlife trafficking, anti-corruption and consumer demand reduction. Since the start of 2017, over 800 participants across the globe have joined these monthly virtual events with a 154% increase in participation from 2016. Aimed towards bringing the latest and most innovative tools and studies to the forefront, the virtual events are an easy way for stakeholders to learn from experts and share lessons learned.

The GWP also holds face-to-face knowledge exchange events bringing together government representatives from national projects with implementing agency partners and other conservation organizations. Some of the events so far are described below.  

In-Person Knowledge Exchange Events
 

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Wildlife Forum
World Bank Headquarters, Washington, DC
January 27, 2020
Overview and Agenda

 

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Annual Conference on Investing in the Wildlife Economy for Livelihoods and Conservation
Pretoria, Kruger National Park, South Africa
October 29–November 1, 2019
Report: English | French
 

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Port Stakeholders Workshop on Countering Wildlife Trafficking Through Kenya's Ports
Mombasa, Kenya | October 23–25, 2019
Workshop Proceedings | Seizure Report

 

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Port Stakeholders Workshop on Countering Wildlife Trafficking Through Tanzania’s Seaports
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania | July 2–4, 2019
Workshop ProceedingsSeizure Report

 

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Annual Conference on Cross-Border Partnerships for Conservation and Development
Livingstone, Zambia | October 29–November 1, 2018
Agenda | Conference Proceedings | Video

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Symposium on Strengthening Legal Frameworks to Combat Wildlife Crime in Central and West Africa
Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire | September 11–12, 2018
Report

 

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International Conference on Nature-Based Tourism in Conservation Areas
Maputo, Mozambique | June 7–9, 2018
Event page | Blog
Background & Agenda | Agenda & Brochure (Portuguese)

 

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Study Tour on Human-Elephant Conflict Mitigation and Co-Existence
Sri Lanka | October 7–8, 2017
Report | Blog

 

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Annual Conference on People’s Participation in Wildlife Conservation
Delhi and Pench Tiger Reserve, India | October 2–7, 2017
Conference Proceedings

 

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Knowledge Exchange on Africa-Asia Pacific Symposium on Strengthening Legal Frameworks to Combat Wildlife Crime
Bangkok, Thailand | July 4–5, 2017
Report

 

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Knowledge Exchange to Reduce Human Wildlife Conflict and Enhance Coexistence
La Lope and Libreville, Gabon | April 3–7, 2017
Conference Proceedings | Blog

 

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Knowledge Exchange on Reducing Illegal Wildlife Trafficking
Hanoi, Vietnam | November 14–16, 2017
Conference Proceedings | Blog

 

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Knowledge Exchange on Engaging Communities in Wildlife Conservation
Nairobi, Kenya | May 18–20, 2016
Blog

 

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Knowledge Exchange to Combat Wildlife Crime
Gland, Switzerland | January 18–19, 2016

 

Supported by:

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The Global Environment Facility (GEF)

The Global Wildlife Program is funded by the Global Environment Facility (GEF) and led by the World Bank. Partners include governments of 32 countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America along with UNDP, UN Environment, ADB and WWF.





Contact

Global Wildlife Program
1818 H Street NW, Washington, DC 20433
gwp-info@worldbank.org