The Congo Basin and its forest ecosystems


million hectares total area


million hectares forest area


ethnic groups

70 %

of Africa's forest cover


billion tons of carbon

About the Congo Basin

Discover the impressive and extraordinary natural heritage of the Congo Basin and its forest ecosystems

State of the Forests and Protected Areas

Obtain the status, state of knowledge and projections, scenarios on the Congo Basin forest ecosystems

Monitoring Tools and Map Library

As if you were there - View and visualize a set of monitoring and mapping tools for Congo Basin forests

Other Publications

Learn more about other partner publications related to the Congo Basin

Browse by Country

You will discover a synthesis of information relating to the countries of the Congo Basin Forest Ecosystem Space