Third meeting of the Steering Committee of the Salonga National Park
The steering committee of the Salonga National Park held its third meeting on September 14 in Kinshasa. The steering committee of the Salonga National Park brings together the Congolese Institute for Nature Conservation (ICCN), WWF, the main donors (EU, KfW and USAID) and technical partners. It is the main body for strategic governance of the park. It provides the necessary guidance and makes recommendations for the proper management of the park.
The meetings of the Steering Committee are therefore key moments in the life of the Salonga National Park: Latest advances are being shared, previous recommendations reviewed, important decisions being taken.
In Kinshasa the Steering Committee approved the first draft of the complaint mechanism, received a comprehensive update on the park’s surveillance strategy, the communication strategy was presented, preliminary results of large mammal inventory were shared and fundraising needs for infrastructure were expressed.
Maintenance of the Monkoto-Mondjoku Road
Three Local Road Maintenance Committees (CLERs) are now active on the Monkoto-Mondjoku road.
Two rangers build their skills at the Garoua Wildlife School in Cameroon
Two eco-guards went to the Garoua Wildlife School in Cameroon for an 18-month training that began in September.
New park station to be built in Bombuli
A mission visited Bombuli in July to prepare the installation of a new station of the park.
Mission of the Biomonitoring Team to Lake Kantotsha
The Biomonitoring Team carried out a mission in the southern block of Salonga National Park and conducted a preliminary survey of Lake Kantotsha.