Illegal Wildlife Trade Challenge Fund Opens Round 7

The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) and the Department for International Development (DFID) is providing grants through the Illegal Wildlife Trade (IWT) Challenge Fund for projects around the world tackling illegal wildlife trade.

The fund supports action in these areas:

Developing sustainable livelihoods for communities affected by illegal wildlife trade

Strengthening law enforcement and the role of the criminal justice system

Ensuring effective legal frameworks

Reducing demand for the products of the illegal wildlife trade.

Applications are welcome from different types of organisations worldwide, including academic institutions and private sector organisations. Where organisations are working in partnership, there needs to be a lead organisation.

Awards can range from £50,000 to £600,000 for a 1-3 year project.

The deadline for stage one applications to Round Seven is 14 July 2020.

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