n African Security Review - Tusks and trinkets : an overview of illicit ivory trafficking in Africa : feature
|Article Title||Tusks and trinkets : an overview of illicit ivory trafficking in Africa : feature|
|© Publisher:||UNISA Press|
|Journal||African Security Review|
|Publication Date||Dec 2009|
|Pages||50 - 69|
|Keyword(s)||Africa, Conflict, Ivory, Organised crime, Poaching and Trafficking|
By 1989, ivory poaching had reached epidemic proportions in Africa, prompting an allout, global ban on the ivory trade. Despite a dip in illegal activity during the 1990s, there has been an increase in illegal ivory trafficking on the continent in recent years.
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