Enhancing surveillance and deterrence of illegal wildlife trade and trafficking in East Africa by molecular detection of wildlife barcodes

Abstract

East Africa is home to a rich diversity of wildlife including iconic species such as lion Panthera leo) and cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus), but also critically endangered species such as black rhino (Diceros bicornis), grevys... [ view full abstract ]

Authors

  1. Lillian Wambua (International Center for Insect Physiology and Ecology)
  2. Moses Otiende (Kenya Wildlife Service)
  3. Maamum Jeneby (International Center for Insect Physiology and Ecology)
  4. Daniel Ouso (International Center for Insect Physiology and Ecology)
  5. Benezeth Mutayoba (Sokoine University of Agriculture, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine)
  6. Jandouwe Villinger (International Center for Insect Physiology and Ecology)

Topic Area

Topics: Wildlife Trafficking/Demand Reduction

Session

D3-2C » Technological Innovation for Effective Conservation (10:30 - Thursday, 11th January, Kuiseb 3)

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