Photo exhibit traces history of Congolese rainforest research station

Located right in the center of Africa, an extensive plateau of dense forest flanked by the imposing Congo River has served since the 1930s as the ideal setting for an innovative scientific facility dedicated to the study of the continent’s tropical forests and agriculture.

The Yangambi station has gone through good times and bad, but in a sign of its fortitude, it still stands today as a promising hub to nurture young African researchers looking for answers to some of the most pressing challenges facing the world’s second largest tropical forest, the Congo Basin.

Read more