Botswana wins Eco-message award

source: BOPA
01 April, 2010

GABORONE – Botswana has won an Interpol Eco-message award for her outstanding efforts in combating international wildlife crime.

The 2010 International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) – Interpol Eco-message award was conferred on the country at the 15th Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) on Wild Fauna and Flora held recently in Doha, Qatar.

This was revealed by deputy permanent secretary in the ministry of Environment, Wildlife and Tourism, Mr Edmont Moabi, during a press brief organized to give feedback on CITES Tuesday.

The over P180 000 (Euro 20,000) award was funded by the IFAW and was presented to the country which had contributed most significantly to the international exchange of intelligence relating to [continue reading]


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