Democratic Republic of Congo

Located in Central Africa, DRC is the continent’s second-largest country. More than 71 million people live here—as do 1,000 bird species, more than 400 fish species, three of the world’s four great apes, and 10,000 species of plants. What’s more, it boasts the second-largest tropical forest in the world.

Management Authority
Augustin Amuri Ngumbi
CITES Focal Point