Trilateral Transborder Wildlife Interception [TTWI]

Funding Agency: Rhinocerous and Tiger Conservation Fund, US Fish and Wildlife Service
Duration: 2015-2016

Objective

Reduction in illegal trafficking in wildlife products, particularly Indian one-horned rhinos and Bengal tigers.

Project Details

The project is designed to improve the capacity of frontline customs and natural resource law enforcement officers assigned at India-Nepal and Nepal-China border crossings. The project will be jointly implemented by SAWEN, DNPWC and NTNC in collaboration with Wildlife Institute of India (WII), TRAFFIC, USFWS: Asia Attaché, and Office of Law Enforcement, US Embassy, Bangkok and US Embassy in Kathmandu.

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