The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) working in collaboration with other partners from the Africa Biodiversity Collaborative Group (ABCG) held a strategic and technical workshop designed to review and build responses to these and other threats to biodiversity and ecosystems services from poorly regulated mining and mineral extractions in DRC. The workshop entitled “Mitigating the Impacts from Mining in the DRC: Workshop on Strategy and Practice” was carried out in DRC’s capital, Kinshasa on June 13-14, 2013. The workshop was organized by ABCG’s Mining and Biodiversity in DRC working group.