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PREDICT Update No.5 (2018)
The PREDICT project is part of USAID’s Emerging Pandemic Threats (EPT) program and is led by the One health Institute in the USA. WCS are the partner organisation implementing PREDICT activities in Viet Nam. The project enables global surveillance for pathogens that can spillover from animal hosts to people. WCS Viet Nam conducts testing, capacity building and reports on trends and advances in information. Updates are released each quarter highlighting important work conducted during that time.
Forest law enforcement and wildlife management status survey in Phong Nha - Ke bang region and Quang Binh province (2013)
Phong Nha - Ke bang National Park is a critically important location for biodiversity preservation in Viet Nam. This publication consolidates reviews conducted on Vietnam’s legal framework for dealing with illegal wildlife trade and links this to conversation at Phong Nha - Ke Bang National Park. The publication also assesses the status of wildlife and timber trafficking in and around Phong Nha - Ke Bang National Park by conducting surveys at locations such as wildlife restaurants and of wildlife traders. The report determined that there was still substantial trade occurring out of Phong Nha - Ke Bang National Park.
In plain sight - An analysis of transnational wildlife crimes in Quang Ninh province, Viet Nam (2012)
In 2010-2011, the Wildlife Conservation Society carried out a study to investigate cross-border wildlife trade between Viet Nam and China in Quang Ninh province. Surveillance showed a large cross-border trade of many CITES listed species, including globally endangered species. The study found that weak governance and corruption of border and law enforcement authorities had led to the proliferation of smuggling by organized crime syndicates.
Illegal wildlife trade in the lowland Dong Nai river watershed forest, Southern Viet Nam (2009)
The lowland Dong Nai river watershed forest is a high priority conservation corridor in the south of Viet Nam. This publication outlines the assessment of how the illegal wildlife trade is affecting globally endangered populations in the area. It also discusses capacity building and training activities that occurred during the project with local authorities to help improve skills to combat wildlife trade. The surveys identified a strong ongoing trade of species sourced from the area.
PREDICT Update No.4 (2017)
The PREDICT project is part of USAID’s Emerging Pandemic Threats (EPT) program and is led by the One health Institute in the USA. WCS are the partner organisation implementing PREDICT activities in Viet Nam. The project enables global surveillance for pathogens that can spillover from animal hosts to people. WCS Viet Nam conducts testing, capacity building and reports on trends and advances in information. Updates are released each quarter highlighting important work conducted during that time.
PREDICT Update No.3 (2017)
The PREDICT project is part of USAID’s Emerging Pandemic Threats (EPT) program and is led by the One health Institute in the USA. WCS are the partner organisation implementing PREDICT activities in Viet Nam. The project enables global surveillance for pathogens that can spillover from animal hosts to people. WCS Viet Nam conducts testing, capacity building and reports on trends and advances in information. Updates are released each quarter highlighting important work conducted during that time.
PREDICT Update No.2 (2016)
The PREDICT project is part of USAID’s Emerging Pandemic Threats (EPT) program and is led by the One health Institute in the USA. WCS are the partner organisation implementing PREDICT activities in Viet Nam. The project enables global surveillance for pathogens that can spillover from animal hosts to people. WCS Viet Nam conducts testing, capacity building and reports on trends and advances in information. Updates are released each quarter highlighting important work conducted during that time.
PREDICT Update No.1 (2016)
The PREDICT project is part of USAID’s Emerging Pandemic Threats (EPT) program and is led by the One health Institute in the USA. WCS are the partner organisation implementing PREDICT activities in Viet Nam. The project enables global surveillance for pathogens that can spillover from animal hosts to people. WCS Viet Nam conducts testing, capacity building and reports on trends and advances in information. Updates are released each quarter highlighting important work conducted during that time.
Commercial wildlife farms in Viet Nam - A problem or solution for conservation (2008)
Unsustainable level of hunting linked with the trade in wildlife is playing a major role in the extinction crisis. This study investigates the impact of commercial farming on conservation of wildlife. Surveys was conducted across Viet Nam to determine operations and the relationship between wildlife farming and sourcing stock from the wild amongst other information such as livelihood assessments.
Household living standards of commercial hunters and wholesale wildlife traders in Viet Nam (2008)
Vietnamese commercial hunters are a key supplier of wildlife into the trade and wholesale wildlife traders have been identified as essential members in the illegal wildlife trade chain. This publication describes the livelihood and living standards of those involved in the wildlife trade with quantitative results.
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