By Isaac Kakua
Sunday, June 29th 2014
Environmental crime is fuelling criminal activity by providing funds to groups like Somali’s al-Shabaab and Sudan’s Janjaweed. A new report by UNEP and Interpol states that environmental crime, which entails illegal exploitation of plants and animals, is worth as much as Sh18 trillion. This is ten times Kenya’s budget of Sh1.8 trillion, which essentially means annual proceeds from environmental crime can run Kenya for a decade!
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