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Posts by Yao Bongoma

Trust, Alternatives and a Boat Called MB MOISE

MB MOISE Boat

For conservation to be successful in the Congo landscape, the way in which AWF intervenes requires a lot of thought.

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Gaze

Bird enthusiasts in Lomako, enjoying a unique experience tracking the Congo peafowl

In some parts of the world, you can visit a planetarium and go on an amazing immersive journey into the wonders of the night sky. In other parts of the world, you can visit a natural wildlife reserve and go on an incredible expedition into the marvels of its fauna and flora. 

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Defying Stereotypes about Women in Conservation

Defying Stereotypes

You might know that Iyondji Community Bonobo Reserve had 24 new eco-guards trained last October as part of AWF’s support to the reserve’s management structure. However, you probably know less about Pacha Lotango, the young female eco-guard who graduated top of that class.

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Women Pioneering Socioeconomic Transformation

Women Gather in a Congolese Market

In some countries around the world, women are still not equal to men in law. Yet, within these same countries, the very building blocks of society are driven by the immense amount of work done by women.

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Ilima, an Example to Follow

Students celebrate the grand opening of Ilima Conservation School

It goes without saying that emphasizing the link between education and conservation is not a fruitless endeavor. The desired outcome is a community which consciously chooses to look after its forest as a heritage for its children, its children’s children, and its children’s children’s children, who will all benefit from these efforts in turn.

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