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Biodiversity Activities Manager Steve Collins

Steve Collins is a rural development expert specializing in community conservation issues with 25 years of experience. He currently serves as the biodiversity activities manager on the USAID Resilience in the Limpopo River Basin (RESILIM) program.

by Steve Collins

Wildlife and Plant Trafficking – Is Prohibition the Only Answer?

A few weeks after the CITES COP17, which took place earlier this month in Johannesburg, I am left wondering: What impact will the increased prohibitions on the international trade of endangered animal and plant products have? And how will the rural African communities I work with, who deal with dangerous wild animals, see the agreements?…