STRONG ROOTS CONGO
Strong Roots Congo is a grassroots conservation and sustainable development organization operating in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. Enhancing carbon storage by reforestation, conserving land for Pygmy and Gorilla habitat, and providing trees for community forest growth, represent a mix of carbon strategies to be monitored by PaC.
Strong Roots Founder and Executive Director, Dominique Bikaba, will direct the project serves as an intermediary between PAC and the landowners, overseeing the implementation of the PAC project, and ensuring that landowners are aware of what the PAC project entails.
The project area, covering ~ 3 million hectares of land, is located between the Kihuzi-Biega National Park and the Itombwe National Park creating a unique corridor and link between the areas.
The project area is comprised of diverse regions including:
- Gorilla Habitat Connectivity
- Community Based Forest Management
- Pygmy Land
- Pilot Project for Baboon Home Range Restoration
The project will result in Biosphere Box verified sequestered carbon and biodiversity products.