Zimbabwean governmebt has put out a plan to sell some of its Ivory and Rhino horn stockpile to help manage the country’s conservation.
The stockpile is estimated to be $600 according to the Herald Newspaper.
Zimbabwe leads in the number of elephants worldwide owning 65% of world’s elephant population.
According to the convention on trade in endangered species, only in certain circumstances can trade in elephants be allowed.
Zimbabwe’s environmental Minister Mangaliso Ndlovu has made the appeal arguing that expensive budget of the country’s conservative was also adversely affected by the global Covid 19 pandemic.