the arrival of Dr. Jane Godall a lwiro
The Ambassador of chimpanzees Dr. Jane Goodall, founder of the Jane Goodall Institute, was positively surprised by conservation efforts in National Park Kahuzi Biega. After two unsuccessful attempts to visit the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, Jane Goodall has finally landed in eastern Congo where she had the opportunity to visit the Centre for Rehabilitation of Primates Lwiro (CRPL), a sanctuary of Primates managed by ICCN in collaboration with the Spanish NGO COOPERA.This sanctuary is supposed to be the first in Africa through its current infrastructure which hosts 12 cercopithecus hamlini, one cercopithecuse Allen, 14 cercopithecus ascanius 14 baboons, 13 small chimpanzee and 35 chimpanzee including 20 females and 15 males survivor of poaching that has occurred during war in eastern RDC.
The doctor visit the sanctuary
She has approved satisfaction seeing rescued animal in good health and in semi captivity of these new infrastructure. She has simply qualified these three institutions as heroes of conservation.After she has visited technical and scientific station of Tshivanga in aim to greet guards. On this occasion, she was awarded the medal of ecological merit on behalf of the General Director of the ICCN Dr. Pasteur Cosma and of the Chief Director of the Park.This is what she wrote in the gold guest book of PNKB: “This is my first time to visit this beautiful park. I regret thus not having enough time to stay longer in the park and to enjoy the fresh air of the beautiful landscape of the park and to visit all its wonders including
A family Photo with some guards at Tshivanga technical scientific station
gorillas, chimpanzees and other animals. Now that you honor me with the medal and many other gifts as a memorial and souvenir while I was visiting PNKB,I will come back. Jane Goodall. “She added that she is not the hero, heroes are Eco guards who scarify their lives for the lives of these primates.Those who believe that the Kahuzi-Biega National Park is not worth visiting, should live experience of Jane Goodall: Come, see and judge later. Kahuzi-Biega National Park is and remains of a great interest still; this presence of the ambassador is a great proof.
The provincial Minister holding a speech during the meeting
Provincial authorities of the South Kivu are decided to imply it self in the fight against the destruction of the natural resources of the protected areas of this province. On April 05 2012 to the hotel Mount Kahuzi under the direction of the Provincial Minister Mister Kiriza Willy Protected area managers namely the National Park of kahuzi-biega, the Natural Reserve of Itombwe and the domain of hunt of Lwama and their partners met to present the states of places and the partnership level with the international NGO and international cooperation in the domain of the environment. The boss of site of the PNKB presented his park while raising the threats that his site crosses, the presence of bands armies and farmers armies in certain corners of the park do a locking of the advancement of the work, despite that the efforts employed by the ICCN/PNKB in collaboration with its partners are promising the reduction of threats were returned 36% according to Mister Radar NISHULI the Administrator of
Radar Nishuli Kahuzi Biega Chief Warden speaking abouth Kahuzi Biega.
the PNKB when to the Domain of hunt of Lwama, it proves himself that the love of the nature pushes them has to work despite the bad work conditions not of buildings, no cartages automobiles not of means of communications, no partner, the state of the poorly known ecosystems after the lack of archiving and documentation after hearing the presentations of the Bosses of sites and the one of its among others partners the GIZ, the WCS, the PACEBCO,WWF, the Following recommendations were gone out again of the bosses of sites of the protected areas:
• To put together all the actors of the green domain
• To create a framework of consultation and of exchange between the different services étatiques working in the environmental domain the engagement of the authority of guardianship of the protected areas translated themselves while promising to take a plea in order to bring a support in this domain. The next day, to the General neighborhood of the national park kahuzi-biega to Tshivanga followed itself an activity of official discount of Bikes to the PNKB, a gift of DFID through the UNOPS in the framework of their partnership of reopening of road miti-hombo and burhale-shabunda. The PNKB received officially 7 bikes marks DT 175 zero kilometer between the hands of the Provincial Minister of the environment, important matters, urban planning, habitat and civil engineering Master KIRIZA Willy in the presence of frameworks of the ICCN and the members CPGES or it asked the well-worn ones of well to take cares for a long conservation.