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Fri, 04 Sep 2015 11:59 - Updated Fri, 04 Sep 2015 17:20

Environment minister confident about mitigation of poaching in Africa

Menongue - Environment minister Fátima Jardim said last Wednesday in Menongue, southern Cuando Cubango Province, that the commitment of African countries will help to consolidate the fight against bad and illegal practices against wildlife and the environment in the African continent.

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angolan environment minister, Fátima Jardim

Photo: Rosário dos Santos

Speaking at the international conference on “Poaching and its negative impact on the African Continent”, which closed last Thursday, the minister said that it is necessary to decentrilise the sensitisation activities on the issue.


“We intend, as Environment ministers of this world and officials in charge of co-ordinating the work of preserving wildlife, to have national, inter-regional and international co-operation to see  the finalisation of the guidelines for the management of this big problem which is poaching in Africa”, she stressed.

She further emphasised that it is paramount to see multidisciplinary and multi-sectoral commitment and co-operation in the field of legislation and social defence for an effective agreement on the preservation of wildlife.


To her, this conference will be a landmark for the countries in the search for a common vision for the fight against poaching, which may approved by the Heads of State and Government of the African Union.

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