Gorilla enjoying nature
Image credit: Forêt pour le Développement Intégral
Project

Protecting Grauer’s Gorillas in Kahuzi-Biega National Park

Duration
2021 - 2022
Location
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Species protected
Grauer’s Gorilla Gorilla beringei graueri
Eastern Chimpanzee Pan troglodytes schweinfurthii

Project objectives

This project aims to support the economy of the local community, as well as increase their health resilience during and after the COVID-19 pandemic in order to protect the last population of Grauer’s gorillas living in Kahuzi-Biega National Park.

This project is implemented by Forêt pour le Développement Intégral.

Threaths

Diseases

Poaching

This project is a part of the IUCN SOS African Wildlife initiative, which is funded by the European Commission’s Directorate General for International Cooperation and Development (DG Devco) through its B4Life initiative.