Combating Wildlife Crime and Strengthening Transboundary Law Enforcement Collaboration in Kwando WDA MIKE sites

European Union
KAZA TFCA Secretariat, CITES MIKE Programme
(1) Law enforcement capacity and systems aimed at reducing the illegal killing of elephants and other wild-life species and enhancing cross-border collaboration in the Kwando Wildlife Dispersal Area MIKE sites are strengthened.

The sub-project has four expected results aimed at delivering the objective:

(1) Patrol effort, efficiency and effectiveness strengthened, (2): LE operational support systems and capacity strengthened, especially communications systems and the integration of diverse information sources , (3) Cross-border collaboration between Kwando WDA MIKE sites improved to enhance law enforcement across the WDA and to curb transboundary wildlife crime, (4) Project management effectively and efficiently delivered

Luenge Luiana NP (AN); Bwabwata NP, Mudumu NP (NA); Sioma Ngwezi NP (ZM)
Specific Area (Village, Town, District, Province): 
Cuando Cubango (AN); Zambezi Region (NA); Western, Central, Southern & Lusaka Provinces (ZM)
HQ of the Initiative: 
Stellenbosch, South Africa
2020 to 2023
Is the timeframe likely to be extended?: 
Elaborate on likelihood to extend: 
COVID-19 related delays may require an extension
Thematic Focus: 
Policy & Leg frameworks, NR Protect & Mgt
1st Contact Name: 
Doug Gillings
1st Contact Email: 
2nd Contact Name: 
Gillian Rhodes
2nd Contact Email: