Kahuzi Biega National Park experiments the CGCC (a french acronym meaning: management council for the community conservation) in the neighboring territory of Kabare.

The membre of  C.G.C.C are on workshop

The member of C.G.C.C are on workshop

Considering a number of weaknesses picked out and observed during different census made up on the lifetime of the “CCC”, the French acronym meaningComity of community conservation” among which the lack of the result impact on the intervention area spread in different community groupments, apart from that different action undertaken by CCCs on the field where not recorded in the action plans of collectivity neither for the provincial.
Luck of bottom up information as well as among CCCs members.

the warden Mr Radar NISHULI speak about the Park

the chief warden Mr Radar NISHULI speak about the Park

In the national community conservation strategy, it was clearly showed up that it was necessary to create a CGCC which will stands for monitoring the CCCs activities and being the linking point with stake holders in the high level. The CGCC in Kabare territory will be composed by political and administration authorities, owner of land such as the chief of the collectivity and heads of groupments. The gender issue will be taken into account in the composition of this structure.  The aim of this new structure is to ensure definitely that development activities implemented by the parks authorities meet the real need of local folks a also falls in the developments plan as scheduled by the authorities. In this way Kahuzi Biega national Park is joining step by step the decentralization approach currently advocated by the DRCongo authorities.A two days workshop was organized to this end from the 27th to 28thmarch 2012 in the building of Kamole high school in Kabare territory. The workshop was attended by his majesty Kabare the owner of land, the territory administrator local association for development representatives and of course Kahuzi Biega Staff. Once in place the management council for the community conservation should have among its main role, provide a support in the processes of elaboration of the development plan of Kabare with a special accent on the environment protection, work for the research of fund for the Kabare development activities, implement a coherent system for the evaluation of development plan for Kabare as well as the creation of a synergy gathering different actors intervening in the development and conservation domain in Kabare land .

the member of C.G.C.C are on worhshop

the member of C.G.C.C are on workshop

Apart from administrative and customs authorities the CGCC will be composed by members coming from 14 CCCs existing in Kabare after election of course. Participants have two weeks to set up the management council for the community conservation.Kabare territory is the first experience to this new approach, the park authorities are planning to extend   the same approach to five other sectors surrounding the Park, namely: Tshivanga, Kasese, Itebero, Nzovu et Lulingu.Kahuzi Biega national park a world heritage site managers has started involving surrounding communities in the process of natural resources more than 20 years ago through different communities’ conservation committees.  Currently Kahuzi Biega national park , a world heritage site is seeking for  any support intending to enable the site  to improve the relationship with the surrounding communities and local folk.

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