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Convention on Internatinal Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Flora and Fauna (CITES)

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Objective:

To ensure that international trade in specimen of wild animals and plants do not threaten their survival.

Adopted:
3rd March 1973

Ratification:
13th March 1979

Entered into Force:
13th December 1979

Government obligation:

To ensure Kenya’s endangered species are protected from dangers of international trade, protect their survival and regulate international trade on endangered species.

Focal Points:

Kenya wildlife Service
CITES Managemant Authority.
CITES Scientific Authoriies.
CITES Enforcement Focal Point.

National Museums of Kenya
CITES scientific Authorities.

Projects/ Initiatives:

International Consortium on Combating Wildlife Crime (ICCWC). It was established on 23rd Nov 2010

Monitoring the Illegal Killing of Elephants and Other Endangered Species (MIKES)

Nothern Rangelands Trust (NRT) programs.

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