Scientific conference “Legal and practical issues in preventing and combating illegal wildlife trade and transportation on the sea route from Africa to Vietnam”.
Vietnam is currently considered a transit point – a hotspot for wildlife trade. Illegal trading activities are conducted more and more sophisticatedly, disguised, and transported by many routes. Typically, there are cases of illegal wildlife trade and transportation on sea routes from African countries, especially from Central African countries to Vietnam.
Workshop on preventing illegal wildlife trade and consumption for conservation organizations in Vietnam.
Vietnam is one of the top 25 countries in the world in terms of biodiversity, with about 20,000 species of plants, 3,000 species of fish, more than 1,000 species of birds, and over 300 species of mammals. However, it has been facing serious biodiversity loss due to deforestation and forest degradation as well as illegal hunting, logging, and international trade in wild plants and animals.