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New CITES trade rules for Dalbergia Species

The inclusion of the genus Dalbergia in CITES Appendix II has been proposed in the 17th Conference of the Parties (COP) to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES), Johannesburg, South Africa in 2016. The proposed inclusion has been done to ensure that the legal trade does not become a direct cause of the extinction of these threatened species and will help curb illegal trade.  It was also proposed that the inclusion will control the international trade by eliminating the arduous task40