Western and Central Africa
Eastern and Southern Africa
Eastern Europe and Central Asia
Trade in biodiversity generates income for some of the world’s poorest people, while also contributing to wildlife conservation. Two reports on python skin exports in Peninsular Malaysia and Viet Nam outline how this trade from wild-harvested and captive-bred sources creates employment and reduces poverty, thus contributing to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. The report provides relevant data and identifies capacity-building initiatives to support export development.
Publication Date: 23 Sept. 2016