Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)

Forest Dependent Communities Support Project

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Approved Funding: $6.0 million

National Executing Agency (NEA): Caritas Congo

Regions of Implementation: 

  • 4 provinces: Bandundu, Kasai Oriental, Kasai Occidental and Province Oriental
  • 16 Territories

Project Objective: Empower targeted Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities (IPLCs) to benefit from and engage in REDD+ policies and FIP activities.

Project Components:

Component 1 - Reinforce the role of IPs and LCs in the REDD+ process

Component 2 - Small grants to promote economic activities and rural livelihoods that enhance climate change adaptation and support the sustainable management of forest landscapes, including non-timber products

Component 3 - Monitoring & evaluation

World Bank Task Team Leader: Loic Jean Charles Braune


National Steering Committee Members

Alternate Members

  • Wabayila
  • Jean Munda Munda
  • Musangayi Kabangu
  • Helene Etshalina
  • Albert Lokwa
  • Nicolas Modulu
  • Jerome Ibua
  • Richard Bandjodo
  • Kimaka Baomba
  • Charlotte Bompole

Voting Members

  • Kapupu Diwa Mutimanwa
  • Leontine Ikopo
  • Dorothee Lisenga
  • Willy Loyombo
  • Keddy Bosulu
  • Patrick Saidi
  • Ponthien Mutalaka
  • Celestin Tambwe
  • Joseph Mulumba
  • Henri Litule
  • Likondo John Eloka
  • Paul Ngbangba
  • Sokoru Abutu
  • Akpolo Binali
  • Jean Baptiste Mbangala
  • Adolphe Bope Bope
  • Mutalaka Mutalaka
  • Yoka Mptutu
  • Pelagie Belolo