Programme République Démocratique du Congo

13A-066-003B, Mecistops, Central Africa, new species, JohnThorbjarnarson, SOS, RSCF,

West Africa’s Crocodile Conservationists in Training

Digbé, Zoh, Monet, and Irie awoke one February morning not realizing their professional lives were about to change forever. They were the crocodile keepers at the Abidjan National Zoo (ZNA) but from that day they were transformed into crocodile conservationists thanks to SOS grantee Dr. Matt Shirley, team leader with Project Mecistops.   …  

03 Sep 2014 | News story

Couverture rapport annuel 2013

Rapport annuel 2013, UICN-PACO : Bâtir l’avenir par des solutions naturelles et novatrices

Ce rapport rend compte des ressources mobilisées par l’UICN en Afrique Centrale et Occidentale et de ce que celles-ci ont permis d’entreprendre comme principales actions et garantir comme résultats et acquis significatifs en 2013. Ce rapport est aussi disponible en anglais. …  

28 Jul 2014 | News story

12A_29_34, WCS, Illegal trawler greeted at anchorage, SOS Save Our Species

Enforcement paying off for the Atlantic humpback dolphin of Western Africa

Like many threatened species, the Vulnerable Atlantic humpback dolphin (Sousa teuszii) is under pressure from anthropogenic activities. Industrial and commercial scale fishing forces locally-based artisanal fishers to within 200 metres of the beach – using their nets in critical habitat for this poorly understood marine mammal. In a recent field report SOS Grantee and IUCN Member, the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) reports on the impact of routine and frequent surveillance patrols in the waters of Conkouati-Douli National Park (CDNP), in the Republic of Congo – one of two project sites- to deter and intercept the trawlers that are deemed the root cause of the problem.   …  

30 Jun 2014 | News story

Une vue aérienne d'écosystèmes d'Afrique centrale et occidentale
Programe de l'Afrique Centrale et Occidentale
Programme de la RD Congo 2009-2012