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Assessment and development of a revised and expanded Protected Area Network in the Democratic Republic of Cong

$1030000.00

12/09 - 12/13

Completed

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General

Working in collaboration with governmental administrative authorities and participating actors along with NGOs and local communities, the project’s mission is to assess and delineate possible protected areas in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The project’s main focus is on strengthening the ability of these partners to initiate and implement transparently defined land use planning. The overarching objective of the project is to establish a comprehensive network of conservation areas in the DR Congo (accounting for 15% of the nation’s total area).