Sankuru Agorforest : Climate neutrality, conservation and green economy through the development of an inclusive rubber tree industry in the territories of Lomela and Lodja
Objective : The overarching goal of the project is to help maintain forest cover and protect and restore biodiversity in the equatorial forests of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), which are valuable sources of income, food and ecosystem services for local and global populations. The specific goal of the project is to encourage local communities to embrace sustainable management and exploitation models for the high carbon density equatorial forest, revolving around an inclusive rubber tree industry in the territories of Lomela and Lodja (Sankuru Province, DRC).
Implementig organisation : Enabel (Belgian Development Agency)
Territories of Lodja and Lomela, Sankuru province, DRC
European Union: EUR 4,150,000
January 2022 – January 2026 (48 months)