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PAIA Requests for Environmental Records

Request to SANBI for information relating to the captive lion bone trade industry

26 January 2018

Requestee:
South African National Biodiversity Institute
Reference Number:
CER-2018-SNB-0001 (Captive lion bone trade study reports)
Status:
Records received

Copies of all records, insofar as this information is produced recorded and/or held by the South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI), including but not limited to interim and/or final reports and/or findings, whether draft or official, relating to:

The three-year study by SANBI into the captive lion bone trade industry commenced in mid-2017, as referred to by the Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) during the stakeholder consultation regarding the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Fauna and Flora (CITES) lion bone export quota for South Africa, held in January 2017 at DEA’s offices.

For further information please email [email protected].