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Democratic Republic of the Congo

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National Celebrations

Rapport synthèse des activités menées par la Commission des Forêts d’Afrique Centrale (COMIFAC)

  Association de Recherches de Conservation et d’Encadrement des Hirondelles, Territory of Kapanga, Province of Katanga
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Dates and VenueEvent
5 June 2010
Many Species - One Planet - One Future


The NGO A. R. C. E. Hir. leads to concrete actions, participatory and social fight against food insecurity and poverty. This NGO is trying to improve the living conditions of rural populations. Their work focuses on the limitation of deforestation, conservation, protection and awareness as to preserve the genetic heritage. In addition, they document, codify and catalog traditional knowledge on plants and animal species to better improve biodiversity in the region and in the country.

Pole Pole Foundation / Kahuzi-Biega National Park

Pole Pole Foundation (POPOF) is a NGO based at the Kahuzi-Biega National Park in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The organization mission is to involve the local and indigenous communities to the long term preservation of the Kahuzi-Biega National Park through sustainable development actions.