Thursday, 29 September 2016
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Wellcome to the website of Ibi Village and it's forestry Carbon sink Ibi - Bateke PDF Print




Discover Ibi Village in 8 minutes.

Fillm made by Yannick Lukusa and his team "Regard sur l'environnement".


We invite you to discover this unique concept of agroforestry situated in the West of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), on the 'plateau des Bateke', where an integrated rural development program go to our drugstore is developed on three fronts:

- environmental: fight against the global warming

- economical: development of a sustained and perennial agroforestry

- social: increase the well being of the local populations

At this website, everybody - Ibi Villagers, partners or surfers - can participate in our experiences, our know-how and our ambitions. We wish that this particpation is in a spirit of enthousiasm, pragmatism and desire to succeed together. Your feedback and remarks are therefor welcome on the following address: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

We hope that this project will serve as an example for many others, so that the DRC, with it's huge environnemental potential, will contribute to preserve our Earth for the next generations.

The Ibi Village team

PS We are actually working on the translation of this website, but unfortunately not all pages are already translated. If you have however a question, please don not hesitate to contact us, our is ready to reply in English


Some milestones

Tribal inauguration of the Novacel Sud Kwamouth - project (August 2012)

On August 10, 2012, Novacel launched officially the project "Novacel Sud Kwamouth" (NSK) in the presence of fifteen tribal chiefs of Baboma South, Baboma Banku and Batéké South, and some hundred villagers of Boku


Official registration of the carbon sink by the UNFCCC

Ibi Bateke, the agroforestry carbon sink with immatriculation n° 4176 has been officilally registered by the UNFCCC on Febraury 2011 as a Clean Development Mechanism.

The UNFCCC (United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change) was signed by 154 states during the summit in Rio in 1994. The Kyoto protocol was signed in 1997 and was ratified by 184 countries. They made a committment to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions. 





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