Implementation of the Convention
Measures Taken to Achieve the 2010 Target
Presently, 11% of the national territory’s surface area is classified as protected areas. This percentage however, does not yet cover the aggregate of all ecosystems. The forest occupies the largest surface area of the conservation zones. The current situation is marked by the development of technical and jurisdictional tools for the sustainable management of Congo’s biodiversity... More »
Initiatives in Protected Areas
There are several objectives and indicators for protected areas in existence. Several protected areas have been enlarged, and some trans-border areas have been created. An example would be the creation of the Ogoué-Lékéni Reserve and the development of subsequent application texts. In order to meet the objective of protecting inland and marine ecosystems, two measures were initiated... More »
Initiatives for Article 8(j)
Studies on the indigenous communities, their knowledge and practices are in the process of being conducted.