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March 26, 2019

USAID’s Strengthening Central Africa Environmental Monitoring and Policy Support (SCAEMPS) activity serves as a bridge between biodiversity and forest conservation work, policy issues and local, national and international stakeholders in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and the Republic of Congo (ROC).

March 26, 2019

Virunga, the smallest and easternmost of the nine USAID-supported landscapes lies along the northeast border of the DRC, extending into northwest Rwanda and southwest Uganda.

March 26, 2019

The second smallest and northernmost of the nine USAID under CARPE supported landscapes; Sangha Tri-National World Heritage Site straddles the borders of the Republic of Congo, Cameroon and the Central African Republic. It encompasses three contiguous national parks1 and adjoins the Lac Télé-Lac Tumba landscape along its eastern edge.

March 26, 2019

Salonga-Lukenie-Sankuru, located in central Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) south of the Maringa-Lopori-Wamba and east of the Lac Télé-Lac Tumba landscapes, is one of the largest of the nine USAID- supported landscapes. Salonga National Park, is divided into two almost equally sized north and south sections.

March 26, 2019

The Maiko-Tayna-Kahuzi-Biega landscape, one of the largest of CARPE’s nine landscapes, includes a cluster of three major protected areas in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo. Covering more than 10 million hectares – about the size of Virginia – the landscape extends from the mountainous east along the rim of the Albertine Rift near the borders of Rwanda and Burundi down to the flat lowlands near the Congo River more than 200 kilometers to the west and nearly 3,000 meters lower in elevation.

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