State of Conservation
States PartiesDemocratic Republic of the Congo
ThreatsIllegal activities (110) Civil unrest (81) War (76) Land conversion (50) Mining (45) Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community (44) Management systems/ management plan (36) Fishing/collecting aquatic resources (18) Livestock farming / grazing of domesticated animals (18) Financial resources (16) Ground transport infrastructure (13) Indigenous hunting, gathering and collecting (12) Oil and gas (11) Human resources (11) Housing (5) Management activities (5) Volcanic eruption (2) Commercial hunting (1)
The threats indicated are listed in alphabetical order; their order does not constitute a classification according to the importance of their impact on the property.
Furthermore, they are presented irrespective of the type of threat faced by the property, i.e. with specific and proven imminent danger (“ascertained danger”) or with threats which could have deleterious effects on the property’s Outstanding Universal Value (“potential danger”).