Taï National Park

Côte d'Ivoire
Factors affecting the property in 1986*
  • Crop production
  • Illegal activities
  • Mining
Factors* affecting the property identified in previous reports

Poaching, gold prospection, tree-felling, and subsequent encroachment

International Assistance: requests for the property until 1986
Requests approved: 1 (from 1983-1983)
Total amount approved : 30,000 USD
Missions to the property until 1986**
Conservation issues presented to the World Heritage Committee in 1986

IUCN's Tropical Forest Officer discussed then situation in Abidjan in March and apparently no improvements have been made. - Despite repeated requests, no information has been received by the WorId Heritage Secretariat. We (Note: IUCN) continue to recommend this site for the Danger List.


Decisions adopted by the Committee in 1986
10 COM IX.A.17
SOC: Tai National Park (Côte d'Ivoire)

17. The Committee was greatly concerned with the continuation of the serious threats to Tai National Park (Côte d'Ivoire) and requested the Secretariat to redouble efforts with the national authorities to inscribe this property on the List of World Heritage in Danger and, at the same time, to develop a project, in cooperation with IUCN, to improve the protection of this Park.

No draft decision proposed

Report year: 1986
Côte d'Ivoire
Date of Inscription: 1982
Category: Natural
Criteria: (vii)(x)

* : 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.