Alliance for Wildlife and Forests

We seek to improve civil society involvement and participation to strengthen law enforcement, as well as cooperation with and among authorities in Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia and tri-border areas with Brazil to combat wildlife and timber trafficking.

News highlights

5368 live wild animals, victims of trafficking, were seized in Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, and Brazil in the first half of 2022
The model of the communities that protect the biodiversity of the forests
Do you know the five strategic lines of work of the legal timber pact in Colombia? Read this article
The podcast “Heartbeats of the Forest” connects citizens with the responsible consumption of timber
A new phase for the pact for legal timber in Colombia
More than 1,800 live individuals of 217 species of wildlife were seized in Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, and Brazil in the last semester of 2021

About our project

State Actors and Civil Society Organizations dialogued about Illicit timber trafficking in Bolivia

First national meeting of forest oversight, control and indigenous surveillance

The Intersectoral Pact for Legal Timber was present at the Interzum Bogota fair

Training with the community of Mocagua and the Amacayacu National Natural Park in Colombia

About our project

Alliance for Wildlife and Forests

Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia and Brazil are home to unparalleled biological diversity, which also provides key environmental goods and services for their populations. In the Andean-Amazon region, biodiversity faces serious threats due to human activities such as the illegal trafficking and commercialization of wild fauna and the increasing illegal and unsustainable extraction of timber. Wildlife crime is committed all over the world, and not only alters the natural balance of ecosystems, but also threatens the survival of endangered species, good forest governance and public health.

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Civil society organizations participate in actions with the authorities to combat wildlife and timber trafficking in Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia and Brazil.

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Civil society organizations have access to information generated by the project on wildlife and timber trafficking.

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People from the Andean-Amazon countries receive information on the problem of wildlife and timber trafficking.

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People from the Andean-Amazon countries are involved in supporting actions to reduce wildlife and timber trafficking as a result of the actions carried out under the Action. 

Impact on the region

The alliance for wildlife and forests is a regional action implemented by:

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