Wildlife crimes and poaching incidents have been on the increase in recent years, across the African continent, and Botswana has not been spared. Poaching is more organised and the transnational nature of such criminal activity has evolved and diversified with links that include human migrant exploitation, money laundering, arms and drugs trafficking to name a […]
WILDLIFE OFFENCES IN UGANDA “Points to Prove” A Guide for Prosecutors and Investigators including Sample Charges and Standard Operating Procedures From the Introduction: Wildlife crime is an issue of growing and substantial national and international concern. A growing awareness of the links between wildlife crime and organised criminal syndicates has contributed significantly to this concern, […]
Published Date 9 July 2018 Author(s) Space for Giants Full Paper: Analysis of Prosecutions of Ivory, Rhino Horn and Sandalwood Crime in North Central Kenya – A Case Study (opens in new window) The global illegal wildlife trade is operated by transnational organised crime syndicates and valued at an estimated $7-10 billion annually. High profile ivory seizures and […]
Published Date June 2018 Author(s) Space for Giants Full Paper: 2017 Annual Report (opens in new window) Space for Giants grew significantly in 2017, in terms of the work we do on the ground, and the support we call on to accelerate the impact of that work. Uganda’s protected areas were heading for major new conservation-compatible investment, following […]
Second Giants Club Summit celebrates progress but warns: the job’s not done yet Close to 30 senior government delegates and almost 100 conservationists, scientists, philanthropists, financiers and celebrities took part in the second Giants Club Summit in Kasane in Botswana in March, attended by His Excellency Ian Khama, the former President of Botswana.
Space for Giants, with funding from Stop Ivory and The ICCF Group, has written this series of guides that can advise African authorities how they might strengthen legislation and improve prosecution and adjudication of wildlife and forestry crimes.
Space for Giants is on an extraordinary path that is positioning us as one of the leading conservation organisations dedicated to elephants, and their landscapes. The past two years have been momentous: the poaching crisis has slowed in some areas, and surged in others; China has banned its domestic ivory trade; the smart thinking on […]
Published Date January 2016 Author(s) Space for Giants Full Paper: Annual Report 2013_and_2014 final