Reports and resources

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Sounding the Alarm Investigative Dossier (Part 1), 2022

Sounding the Alarm Investigative Dossier (Part 1), 2022

This dossier is intended to draw attention to Malawi’s deepening deforestation crisis. It features seven investigative reports, each conducted by a top environmental journalist on a topic of their choice, developed and published through their respective media outlets. A panel of experts have also submitted their opinion.

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Criminal Trial Procedures Guide, 2022

Criminal Trial Procedures Guide, 2022

This Guide promotes just prosecution and adjudication of wildlife and forest crimes in Malawi through analysis of procedural matters using legislation, national and international case law and hypotheticals. It is designed to provide an ongoing reference point for observers, actors and decision-makers in penal policy formulation, criminal trials and those seeking to protect wildlife.

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Movements of Malawi’s transboundary elephants, 2022

Movements of Malawi’s transboundary elephants, 2022

'Early insights into the movements of Malawi’s transboundary elephants' in African Journal of Ecology

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A Review of Wildlife Crime Court Cases in Malawi, 2021

A Review of Wildlife Crime Court Cases in Malawi, 2021

This report takes stock of four years of courtroom monitoring activities and aims to improve transparency and accountability inside courtrooms. It provides an evidence-based diagnosis of the evolving illegal wildlife trade in Malawi to help stakeholders tailor and prioritise wildlife crime prevention strategies.

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The Role of Corruption in Enabling Wildlife & Forest Crime in Malawi, 2021

The Role of Corruption in Enabling Wildlife & Forest Crime in Malawi, 2021

This report was commissioned by the Malawi Parliamentary Conservation Caucus and funded by the US Forests and Wildlife Services via ICCF, with technical support from Lilongwe Wildlife Trust.

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Protecting Pangolins: Issues Brief, 2021

Protecting Pangolins: Issues Brief, 2021

This briefing paper provides an overview of the scale and nature of the illicit pangolin trade in Malawi. It also covers government-led initiatives designed to disrupt trafficking networks & return victims to the wild.

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