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

DECLARATION AGAINST INTERNATIONAL IVORY TRADE

DOMESTIC TRADE CLOSED

INVENTORY IN THE LAST 2 YEARS

STOCKPILE BEYOND ECONOMIC USE

NEAP IN DEVELOPMENT

PRIORITY PROJECTS FUNDED

RESOURCES FOR THE REPUBLIC OF CONGO

The EPI has developed expert resources for the Congo government and partners, available in French and English.

Watch Congo's Minister of Forest Economy, Hon Rosalie Matondo, speak alongside several other EPI Ministers in London, October 2018.

Country Area: 342,000 km²

Elephant Range Area: 150,937 km² (44%)

Protected Range: 21%

Estimated Elephant Population: 6,057 +/- 1,222

CITES Appendix: I

All statistics are taken from

2016 AfESG African Elephant Status Report

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