Developing wildlife forensic capacity for ASEAN biodiversity conservation
TRACE Wildlife Forensic Network
Host Country Institutions:
ASEAN-Wildlife Enforecement Network - ASEAN-WEN, TRAFFIC - SE Asia
To provide the ability for host countries to undertake coordinated wildlife forensic analysis for CITES enforcement operations in the ASEAN region.
National wildlife forensic units following approved forensic protocols: Trained wildlife forensic technicians, researchers and field officers; a body of research highlighting regional forensic needs and delivering scientific resources for applied use; A framework for inter-agency co-operation for incorporating forensic analysis into illegal trade investigations; A regional network of wildlife forensic expertise for sharing protocols, samples and data; broad dissemination of project results.