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Niokolo-Koba National Park

Factors affecting the property in 1987*
  • Ground transport infrastructure
  • Illegal activities
  • Management systems/ management plan
Factors* affecting the property identified in previous reports

Road project; Poaching

International Assistance: requests for the property until 1987
Requests approved: 3 (from 1982-1986)
Total amount approved : 42,845 USD
Missions to the property until 1987**
Conservation issues presented to the World Heritage Committee in 1987

IUCN's Regional Representative for West Africa recently conducted a field review of management of the park.

A report on requirements to strengthen the management and to prepare a proper plan has been forwarded to the Minister of Nature Protection. 

Analysis and Conclusion by World Heritage Centre and the Advisory Bodies in 1987

The Committee may wish to request that the Senegal Government inform the Secretariat on follow-up to this report.

Decisions adopted by the Committee in 1987
11 COM VIII.18
Requested Progress Reports

18. The Committee requested its Chairman to write to the authorities concerned for the following natural sites mentioned in the IUCN document in order that progress reports could be submitted to the Committee at its next session: Western Tasmania National Parks (Australia); Mt.Nimba (Cote d'Ivoire/Guinea); Machu Picchu Historic Sanctuary (Peru); Niokolo-Koba National Park (Senegal); Selous Game Reserve (Tanzania).

No draft Decision

Report year: 1987
Date of Inscription: 1981
Category: Natural
Criteria: (x)
Danger List (dates): 2007-present
Documents examined by the Committee
arrow_circle_right 11COM (1987)

* : 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”).

** : All mission reports are not always available electronically.