Interviewing public bodies regarding illegal hunting records, collecting the data and carry out analyses

One of the planned actions during meetings in Tbilisi of Adjara team members was interviewing and filling in the data gaps in existing laws to hold analysis of articles where the topic of illegal hunting is mentioned. The letters were sent, calls were made and also private consultations held with different stakeholders, specialists working in this field as well as skype calls and email correspondence with the previous survey conductors and Conservation Officer of Birdlife for Europe & Central Asia. Following steps were implemented on data gathering: identification of issues, problems, and opportunities and determines if action was needed; additional resources seeked when gaps and inconsistencies or variances were found.