About the Project
Learn more about this initiative.
Our Project Partners
Reflecting the local, national, and regional levels of the project.
The World Heritage Sites Overview.
World Heritage Sites serve to protect and preserve cultural and natural heritage considered to be of outstanding value to humanity.
Democratic Republic of Congo: Salonga National Park.
Salonga National Park is Africa’s largest protected area, and is about the size of Belgium
Cameroon: Lobéké National Park and periphery.
Lobéké’s predominantly semi-evergreen forest has mostly never been logged, and is thus characterized by an enormous variety of plants and over 300 species of trees.
Central African Republic (Dzanga-Sangha Protected Areas)
The Dzanga-Sangha rainforest is the second largest on earth, covering over 6.919 million acres.
The Indigenous Communities
The Congo Basin is a politically unstable region, and the scene of sporadic armed conflict.
Situation of Indigenous Communities
Subject to repeated discrimination, exploitation, exclusion and violence, the indigenous peoples of the Congo Basin frequently face human rights abuses.
An overview of the legal frameworks and strategies in place in the Congo Basin’s parks
The mechanisms in place to support indigenous communities in advocating for their rights.
Our Latest News
Read our latest news articles and blog posts.
View exclusive images from the parks.
Publications and other resources.