Drc News

‘Chaos’ in Congo’s logging sector

Dysfunction plagues DRC’s logging industry, say conservation and watchdog groups, but the government and timber companies want to grow the sector. Little of the timber from the Democratic Republic of…

Mapping mistake leaves wildlife at risk

Administrative maps show DRC's Luama Katanga Reserve in the wrong place, letting mining concessions and agriculture threaten the reserve's unique wildlife - including a new plant species. Scientists have discovered…

DRC seeks $1B to save its rainforest

The Democratic Republic of Congo is seeking a billion dollars for a plan to protect up to 9 million hectares of rainforests, reports the Financial Times. In a presentation given…