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Elephant in East Africa

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Wildlife trafficking has become one of the most lucrative illicit markets in the world, generating between $70 and $213 billion each year. USAID's regional mission in East Africa and contributing USAID bilateral missions in the region have partnered with DOI's International Technical Assistance Program to (DOI-ITAP) to strategically leverage DOI expertise as it pertains to wildlife poaching and wildlife trafficking. USGS is providing science expertise to DOI-ITAP under this USAID partnership.