Using this item and referring to it is encouraged, and please use it in presentations, web pages, newspapers, blogs and reports.
For any form of publication, please include the link to this page and give the creator credit (in this case Peter Prokosch)
Field Camp of BaAka Rangers in Dzanga-Ndoki National Park, Central African Republic
The BaAka, natives of this area, have an unparalleled knowledge of the forest. With their participation in the conservation efforts of WWF in Dzanga-Sangha, the BaAka have played a fundamental role in the protection of this ecosystem. Among other they play a role in guiding tourists in the national park. Tourism is very important to Dzanga-Sangha and 50 percent of the revenues from Park entry fees go towards Park management, 10 percent goes to a governmental found to develop forestry and tourism in the country, and 40 percent goes to the local community, to promote rural development projects based on the sustainable use of natural resources.