The support provided by UNODC under its Global Programme for Combating Wildlife and Forest Crime comprises a range of measures including legislative assistance, training and provision of normative guidance. Beneficiaries include police, customs, border officials, forestry/wildlife officials, prosecutors, judiciary and community groups.

A number of regions, which include source, transit and destination countries have been identified as priorities. Linkages have been made to relevant UNODC Country and Regional Programmes in Central and South Asia, South East Asia and Pacific; Central, Eastern, Southern and West Africa; Central and Southern America and the Caribbean.