Community Conservation Strategy and Environmental Education Plan validated
December 3, 2018, several experts and managers from ICCN, WWF and financial and technical partners including the EU, Catholic Relief Service and the German technical Cooperation (GIZ) came together and reviewed the community conservation strategy along with the environmental education and awareness plan of the Salonga National Park.
These two important documents, developed in consultation with local stakeholders and partners throughout 2018, are essential tools for prioritizing actions, coordination and planning between all the partners around Salonga. They outline where investments are being made and how the park and the local population interact.
At the end of the workshop the participants validated both documents. To operationalize the environmental education and awareness plan educational materials will be developed and rolled out in the communites and schools of Salonga. With regards to the community conservation strategy the partners will implement prioritized activities accordingly.
Covid 19 – the situation in Salonga
While there are no cases of Covid-19 at Salonga at the moment, precautions have been taken to reduce the risk.
Mission of education and environmental awareness in schools around Monkoto
A team from UGPNS carried out an education and environmental awareness campaign in 30 schools in the park’s surrounding area.
Construction of health centres in the villages of Sambwankoy and Mangilombe: social progress in support of conservation in the Salonga National Park
Health centers built with the support of the Parc in Sambwankoy and Mangilombe will help improve living conditions of these two indigenous communities.
Elephants populations: encouraging signs in a bai of the North bloc of the parc
The latest report on monitoring park clearings reveals encouraging signs for elephants in a bai of the northern bloc of the park.