Forestry

The total forest area of the DRC is 1,232,000 m2, more than 45% of the African equatorial forest and 6% of the world tropical reserves. Congolese forest contains more or less 1,000 species of trees, including those in high demand worldwide. These include the following species :

Kambala :

Equateur (Businga, Gbadolite, Bikoro, Lisala, Djolu, Bongandanga, Lukolela, Monkoto, Bumba)
Eastern Province (Bafwasende Isangi and Opala, Ubundu, Yahuma, Banalia, Basoko, ...)
Maniema (Kibombo), Bandundu (Bolobo, Oshwe, ...) ;

Ebony :

Equateur (Lisala)

Tiama :

Equateur (Businga, Bikoro, Lisala, Djolu, Bongandanga, Lukolela, Monkoto ...)

Sapelli :

Equateur (Businga, Gbadolite, Lisala, Djolu, Bongandanga, Bumba)
Eastern Province (Bafwasende Isangi and Banalia, Basoko, Ubundu...) ;
Bandundu (Bolobo and Oshwe)

Sipo :

Equateur (Lisala, Djolu, Bongandanga ...) ;
Eastern Province (Aketi, Basoko) ;

African Mahogany

Equateur (Bongandanga, Bumba) ;
Eastern Province (Aketi and Basoko)

Wenge :

Equateur (Bikoro and Lukolela)
Eastern Province (Opala)
Bandundu (Bolobo, Mushie, Inongo and Oshwe) ;

Afromosia :

Equateur (Lisala, Djolu, Bongandanga)
Eastern Province (Bafuasende, and Ubundu Isangi)

Limba :

Equateur (Lukolela)
Bandundu (Bolobo)

Bomanga :

Western Kasai (Mweka and Demba)
Eastern Province (Isangi and Opala, and Ubundu Basoko)
Maniema (Kibombo, Lubutu)
Bandundu (Bolobo, Mushie, Inongo and Oshwe)
Equateur (Bikoro and Lukolela)

Limbali :

Equateur (Businga, Gbadolite, Bikoro, Lisala, Djolu, Bongandanga, Lukolela, Monkoto, Bumba ,..),
Eastern Province (Bafuasende, Ubundu Isangi, Banalia, Aketi, Basoko)
Western Kasai (Mweka and Ilebo)
Maniema (Kibombo and Lubutu)
Bandundu (Mushie, Bolobo and Oshwe)