Where We Work

Yangambi landscape

Since 2023, SOWILD has partnered with CIFOR-ICRAF and the FORETS project, an EU-funded initiative, for the implementation of community-based sustainable wildlife management in the Yangambi landscape. In this landscape, SOWILD supports entrepreneurship, innovation, research, and forest and wildlife management with a view to transforming Yangambi into a landscape where forests contribute to the sustainable well-being of local communities.

Specifically; –

  • We support stakeholders of the wildmeat value chain (hunters and traders) in bringing their activities to sustainable levels.
  • We reduce the dependency on wild meat through the development of sustainable income-generating activities.
  • We develop successful models for community-driven wildlife management
  • We engage local communities in wildlife research and monitoring
  • We foster good practices among the youngest generation through environmental education