WildlifeDirect is pleased to release the fourth report on the outcomes of wildlife, forest, and fisheries crime cases in Kenya. This report presents data collected from 4,142 cases. We have been monitoring wildlife crime cases in Kenyan courts since 2013 as a response to the crisis of poaching of elephants and other endangered wildlife.
WildlifeDirect opposes the reversal of the Hunting Ban in Botswanatrish2019-09-09T16:18:41+00:00
WildlifeDirect does not support the reversal of the Hunting ban in Botswana though we recognize that it is their sovereign right to manage elephants domestically. Recent policies by the former Botswana President, Ian Khama gave Botswana enormous global recognition and applause. But the current President, Mokgweetsi Masisi is aggressively rolling back Khama’s policies.
Using Technology to Accelerate Justicetrish2019-05-02T11:10:29+00:00
Hundreds of tech innovators, entrepreneurs, lawyers and judges from around the globe are gathered at the Peace Palace, The Hague Netherlands, for the 9th Annual Innovating Justice Forum organized by the HiiL (Hague Institute for Innovation of Law). The 2-day forum that concluded today centered its discussions on finding ways to make justice inclusive and user-friendly.
First Lady meets team from WildlifeDirecttrish2019-05-02T11:12:51+00:00
In December, the First Lady of Kenya, H. E. Margaret Kenyatta convened a meeting with conservationists in Kenya discuss ways to work together to protect Kenya’s wildlife.
Wildlife Warriors kick off across the countrytrish2019-04-06T09:40:54+00:00
Our Education and Outreach team kicked off across the country to distribute Wildlife Warriors resource materials to 33 schools participating in the Wildlife Warriors program. Wildlife Warriors is an education program that introduces Kenyan children to endangered wildlife through a nationwide program targeting public primary schools.
WildlifeDirect announces the release of a new report showcasing the state of wildlife crime cases in Kenyatrish2019-03-15T08:25:20+00:00
We are proud to announce the third report on the outcomes of wildlife crime cases in Kenya. We have been monitoring wildlife crime cases in Kenyan courts since 2008.