The appointment of the ministerial task force is part of the recommendations of a high-level panel that reviewed wildlife management policy.

Forestry, Fisheries and Environment Minister Barbara Creasey called on the nominees to join a working group that will develop strategies for the voluntary exit of captive lion breeders.

In a statement released on Tuesday, the department noted that Chrissy issued a call for nominations to the ministerial task force on Friday, August 12.

The task force is part of the recommendations of a high-level panel that reviewed existing policies, laws and practices regarding the management, breeding, hunting and trade of wild animals such as elephants, rhinos, lions and leopards.

The minister is following other recommendations of the high-level board – among them is the publication of the White Paper on biodiversity conservation.

Members appointed to the task force must have the necessary qualifications, knowledge and experience related to the captive lion breeding industry, animal welfare, conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity, among others, the department said. Nominations are also invited from those with experience in labor law and union officials with experience in business closures and layoffs.

Nominations must be submitted to the department by August 26 – or 14 days after the newspaper is published.

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