Activity reports 2020

Activity report April 2020

Activity report April 2020
Despite the challenges and risk posed by the Covid-19 pandemic and the fear it brings, the LAGA team intelligently multiplied its efforts resulting in a total of 8 wildlife traffickers arrested during 4 operations. 2 young mandrills rescued during 2 arrest operations, in Yaounde and Lolodorf in the South Region. 4 traffickers arrested with a leopard skin in the border town of Kye- Ossi, in the South Region. A pangolin scales trafficker was arrested with 50 kg of scales in Dimako, in the East Region. The team diligently and creatively carried out investigations and assisted 4 wildlife law enforcement operations with an emphasis on respecting state-level and organization-level protective measures against Covid-19.

Activity report March 2020

Activity report March 2020
As a precautionary measure, the LAGA office was closed for five days after a member reported high fever and he was later found to have malaria dissipating fears of a COVID-19 infection. The Deputy Director held a meeting with Global Earth Watch President and a consultant who were visiting the country. An investigator from Gabon returned to Libreville following a three-week long training and experience sharing mission.

Activity report February 2020

Activity report February 2020
A trafficker arrested in Bandjoun, West Region, with 5 large leopard skins A new Head of the Media Department was appointed by the Director. The Deputy Director attended an Interpol meeting aimed at setting state-level priorities and needs for effective operations. The LAGA family traveled to Batie in the West Region to participate in the funeral activities of a former investigator who passed away after a protracted illness.

Activity report January 2020

Activity report January 2020
The LAGA team returned from an annual vacation. The Deputy Director held a meeting with the ZSL Law Enforcement Advisor. The Second Semester and Annual reports 2020 were published on LAGA’s website.