23 total views, 1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis The Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (Defra) is offering a further £5 million to help tackle the illegal wildlife trade as it invites funding applications to round two of its Illegal Wildlife Trade Challenge.The fund will donate £13 over four years (2014-2018) to help existing, practical projects that:• develop sustainable livelihoods for communities affected by illegal wildlife trade• strengthen law enforcement and the role of the criminal justice system• reduce demand for the products of the illegal wildlife tradeThe first round of the Challenge Fund distributed £5 million to 19 projects. It certainly faces a huge problem. The illegal wildlife trade is estimated to be worth £6 billion each year, threatening both widlife and people.Applications to the Illegal Wildlife Trade Challenge Fund are open until midnight on Monday 12 October 2015. Image: Black Rhino – animals under threat. (c) ZSL Howard Lake | 21 August 2015 | News Tagged with: Funding statutory Another £5m available from Illegal Wildlife Trade Challenge fund About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.