Bonobo Conservation Initiative

Our Mission is to protect bonobos (Pan paniscus), preserve their tropical rainforest habitat, and empower local communities in the Congo Basin. By working with local Congolese people through cooperative conservation and community development programs, and by shaping national and international policy, the Bonobo Conservation Initiative (BCI) is establishing new protected areas and leading efforts to safeguard bonobos wherever they are found. The Bonobo Peace Forest (BPF) is the guiding vision of BCI: a connected network of community-based reserves and conservation concessions, supported by sustainable development. The Peace Forest provides protection for bonobos and other species in the Congo...

Visionquest film crew in Kokolopori

Visionquest film crew in Kokolopori
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A working group on sustainable development

A working group on sustainable development
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Students learning to use computers

Students learning to use computers
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Djolu students celebrating

Djolu students celebrating
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Co-founder Albert Lokasola at Djolu

Co-founder Albert Lokasola at Djolu
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