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Republic of Congo

The Republic of Congo has Africa’s second largest population of forest elephants, mostly in the far north. Poaching and habitat loss have severely impacted elephant populations in other parts of the country. Congo joined the EPI in 2016.

Progress Towards the EPI Aims

Priority Projects Funded
NEAP Launched (2018-2028)
Stockpile Beyond Economic Use
Inventory in the Last 2 Years
Domestic Trade Closed
Declaration Against International Ivory Trade

Facts & Figures

Country Area: 342,000 km²

Elephant Range: 150,937 km²

Protected Range: 44%

Estimated Elephant Population: 6,057

CITES Listing: Appendix I

All statistics are taken from

2016 AfESG African Elephant Status Report

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