Southern Africa’s Wildlife Trade: An analysis of CITES trade in SADC countries
Pablo Sinovas, Becky Price, Emily King, Frances Davis, Amy Hinsley and Alyson Pavitt
04 October 2016

Southern Africa is losing protected wild plants and animals at an alarming rate. Between 2005 and 2014, around 18,000 individual species worth US$340-million were legally sold.

This figure, which excludes losses from poaching, was highlighted in a report by the United Nations Environment Programme that flashes a number of warning lights.

Read the full report here: sanbi-report