Congo

The Democratic Republic of the Congo (French: République démocratique du Congo (RDC) [kɔ̃ɡo]), informally Congo-Kinshasa, DR Congo, the DRC, the DROC, or the Congo, and formerly and also colloquially Zaire, is a country in Central Africa. It is bordered to the northwest by the Republic of the Congo, to the north by the Central African Republic, to the northeast by South Sudan, to the east by Uganda, Rwanda, and Burundi, and by Tanzania (across Lake Tanganyika), to the south and southeast by Zambia, to the southwest by Angola, and to the west by the South Atlantic Ocean and the Cabinda …

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WRI · 4 December 2009 English

and Forest Degradation (REDD) may inhibit the development of effective REDD-related measures in the Congo Basin. The World Resources Institute (WRI), along with the Network for Environment and Sustainable

and Fred Stolle. December 2009. “Voices from the Congo Basin: Incorporating the Perspectives of Local kaustin@wri.org. December 2009 VOICES FROM THE CONGO BASIN: Incorporating the Perspectives of Local development of effective REDD-related measures in the Congo Basin. The World Resources Institute (WRI), along Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), engaged underrepresented local communities in the Congo Basin on issues approximately 200 million hectares, the for- ests of the Congo Basin1 are rich in natural resources (see fi gure


IUCN · 1990 English

La conservation des écosystèmes forestiers du Congo Title:  La conservation des écosystèmes forestiers du Congo IUCN Publication Author(s): Hecketsweiler framework Forest reserves Geographic keywords: Congo Broad subject: Ecosystems - forests Call number:


WRI · 1 June 1998 English

Recommends policies to promote renewed forest stewardship and sound environmental management neglected during the Mobutu dictatorship and civil war. Argues that proper husbanding of the country's forest resources can act …

FORESTS AND THE DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO O P P O R T U N I T Y I N A T I M E O F C R I S I development within and disseminated. Local non- Congo (DRC, formerly Zaire) moist forest. DRC’s forests currently north—the Republic of causing excessive Congo and Central Africa degradation in DRC. But, it seek to operate in pick up the pieces from the the Congo Basin. Roads built ruinous unrest that left by publication, Forests and the Democratic Republic of Congo: Opportunity in a Time of Crisis, highlights three


IRENA · 1 October 2020 English

11/009 of 09 July 2011 on fundamental principles relating to the protection of the environment 2011 References to sustainable energy in Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) Conditional Unconditional unit - Renewable …

ENERGY PROFILE Congo SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOAL 7: ENERGY INDICATORS (2017) Renewable energy (% of potential Distribution of wind potential World Congo Rep World Congo Rep 100% 100% 80% 80% 60% 60% 40% 40% 20%


Mercy Corps · 28 September 2020 English

The CHAT does between the Hema and Bira as the cycle of not consider the surrender of 485 NDC-R/Bwira retaliatory violence that began in July in Djugu fighters with 90 …

AUGUST 2020 DISPLACEMENT MONTHLY REPORT CONGO HUMANITARIAN ANALYSIS TEAM TABLE OF CONTENTS Introduction August following Nduma INTRODUCTION Defense of Congo-Rénové (NDC-R)’s schism in July did not bring about South Kivu, the security situation was less of Congo (DRC), and this number includes violent during the Mai Mai the purveyor of displacement alerts, the Congo factions that oppose each other to “defend” Humanitarian committing abuses against civilians. A of Eastern Congo (CODECO), multiple factions return to CRND incursions


CI · 18 November 2021 English

According to the study, the waterlogged forests and tropical peatlands of the Congo Basin contain 8.1 billion metric tons of irrecoverable carbon – equivalent to more than 20 times Africa’s annual emissions Sustainability study, the largest and highest-density irrecoverable carbon ecosystems, in addition to the Congo Basin, include • The tropical forests and peatlands of the Amazon biome (31.5 Gigatonnes irrecoverable

Specialist jbrown@conservation.org 734-748-7361 Study: Congo Basin Peatlands Indispensable for Climate Stability – The peatlands and forests of Central Africa’s Congo region are essential for global climate stability forests and peatlands, like those found in the Congo Basin region. Globally, these vast reserves of carbon waterlogged forests and tropical peatlands of the Congo Basin contain 8.1 billion metric tons of irrecoverable concentrations of irrecoverable carbon worldwide. The Congo Basin contains 30 percent of the world’s tropical


IUCN · 1989 English

de cas en population et ressources naturelles : Congo de cas en population et ressources naturelles : Congo IUCN Grey Literature Author(s): Yambo Dussaud development Case studies Geographic keywords: Congo, Mambouana Broad subject: Social and political


UN · 22 February 2019 English

The Congo regularly submits periodic reports to the various treaty bodies: for example, the three reports on the implementation of the Convention on the Rights of the Child and the report on the Rights


IFRI · 30 April 2009 English

From Afghanistan to the Central African Republic, through Haiti and Guinea Bissau, 'failed' or fragile states have finally turned out to be much more resilient than planned to the Security …

_________________________________ Candide in Congo The Expected Failure of Security Sector Reform was previously published in French as “Candide au Congo : L’échec annoncé de la réforme du secteur de ______________ 15 The Intractable Problems of SSR in Congo _________________________ 21 References _____ (Liberia, Sierra Leone, the Democratic Republic of Congo, etc.) and to the rise of neo-institutionalism in The SSR implemented in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has undermined the self-evident nature of


CI · 11 June 2007 English

Institut Congolais pour la Conservation de la Nature (ICCN), the govern- ment of the Republic of Congo, the government of the Province Orientale, and the adminis- tration of the Territoire de Basoko provided opportunity of an involvement of CI into the logging and oil palm concession of Unilever. [...] The Congo Basin Forest extends from the coast of the Atlantic Ocean in the west to the Albertine Rift in the region is near the top of the list for Africa for virtually every group south of the Great Bend of the Congo River, sometimes of organisms.

Biological Assessment of Lokutu, Democratic Republic of Congo Rapid Assessment Program RAP A Rapid Biological of Lokutu, Democratic Republic of Biological of Congo Assessment 46 Thomas M. Butynski and Jennifer McCullough the vicinity of Lokutu, Democratic Republic of Congo. Photo © Harald Schuetz. [Center]: A male butterfly (Cynandra opis), at Lokutu, Democratic Republic of Congo. Photo © Brian Finch. [Bottom]: An adult green bush Biological of Lokutu, Democratic Republic Assessment of Congo 46 Thomas M. Butynski and Jennifer McCullough (Editors)


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