Vietnam and South Africa sign biodiversity action plan

The fight against the illegal wildlife trade took another step forward in Pretoria on Monday, as Vietnam and South Africa signed an action plan to implement a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on biodiversity conservation and protection.

                                               Photo courtesy of CITES.

The action plan is effective until 2017 and is the result of continuous cooperation and negotiation following the MoU signed in Hanoi last December, which included an important component on tackling illegal wildlife trafficking.

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