Etude analytique de l’exploitation forestière du bois d’oeuvre dans le Territoire de Bikoro, (Province de l’Equateur, République démocratique du Congo)
Publication Date : 17/04/2023
(04 - 2023)
Logging is an economic activity, but it alters the naturel landscape and disrupts biodiversity. The aim of this study is to identify the exploited tree species, and to examine the perceptions of the inhabitants of the environmental impact of this exploitation. Interviews were conducted in eight villages in Bikoro Territory. Data was collected from November 2020 to January 2021 by administering questionnaires to local resident. A total of 106 respondents took part in the study whose average age was 40 years, 58% of respondents had an unfavorable opinion on the exploitation of wood because if often involves the reduction/or disappearance of food animals and insects and seasonal disturbance.
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