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Niokolo-Koba National Park

Factors affecting the property in 1988*
  • Ground transport infrastructure
  • Illegal activities
  • Management systems/ management plan
Factors* affecting the property identified in previous reports

Road project; Poaching; Management issues

International Assistance: requests for the property until 1988
Requests approved: 3 (from 1982-1986)
Total amount approved : 42,845 USD
Missions to the property until 1988**
Conservation issues presented to the World Heritage Committee in 1988

A proposal for a new road through this park which would have significant impact was studied by an IUCN consultant in June. A final decision is still pending and the Committee should request to be informed.

Decisions adopted by the Committee in 1988

The Committee should request to be informed about the proposal for a new road.

Report year: 1988
Date of Inscription: 1981
Category: Natural
Criteria: (x)
Danger List (dates): 2007-present
Documents examined by the Committee
arrow_circle_right 12COM (1988)

* : 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.