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Garamba National Park

Democratic Republic of the Congo
Factors affecting the property in 1990*
  • Illegal activities
  • Management systems/ management plan
Factors* affecting the property identified in previous reports

Poaching; Management issues

International Assistance: requests for the property until 1990
Requests approved: 6 (from 1980-1988)
Total amount approved : 174,120 USD
Conservation issues presented to the World Heritage Committee in 1990

[Oral report by IUCN]

Decisions adopted by the Committee in 1990
SOC: Garamba National Park (Zaire)

Garamba National Park (Zaire)

The Committee was pleased with the significant improvement in the state of conservation of this property, which the Zairian authorities were preparing to ask be taken off the List of World Heritage in Danger. The Committee wished to continue to be kept informed of the state of conservation of this property, which was the focus of a major rehabilitation project supported by a consortium of donors including the World Heritage Fund.

No draft Decision

Report year: 1990
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Date of Inscription: 1980
Category: Natural
Criteria: (vii)(x)
Danger List (dates): 1984-1992, 1996-present
Documents examined by the Committee
arrow_circle_right 14COM (1990)

* : 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.