Park Management
Salonga National Park is under the sovereign management of ICCN. Since 2015 ICCN and WWF manage it jointly. The co-management agreement was signed by both parties in August that year. The work of ICCN and WWF under this agreement is guided by the national park’s management plan (2016 - 2015). The mixed management team of the park (UGPNS) leads the implementation of the activities.
The Congolese Institute for the Conservation of Nature (ICCN) is responsible for the management of the protected area network in DRC. ICCN is a public agency subordinated to the Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development.
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The WWF, the World Wide Fund for Nature, is one of the largest independent nature conservation organizations in the world. Its active network is present in more than 100 countries and has more than 5 million supporters. WWF's mission is to stop the degradation of the world's environment and build a future where humans can live in harmony with nature.
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Technical Partners
The Park Management is supported by a number of technical partner organizations that implement specialized activities in and around the park, e.g. improving agricultural techniques, organizing communities and farming organizations, education about biodiversity and the role of the environment, monitoring wildlife and much more.
Donors
The work we are carrying out in Salonga National Park is financially supported by several international donors.