In the heart of Africa’s Congo Basin, the collaboration between the Congo Basin Institute (CBI) and local Baka people is is revolutionizing conservation in the Congo Basin.
From chocolate chip cookies to Mexican mole, cacao is a critical ingredient in some of the world’s most cherished foods. But when it is farmed unsustainably, the results aren’t sweet for Africa’s rainforests.
Award-Winning Documentary "A Smallholder's Voice" Takes Home the Golden River Award for Best Climate Change Short
Celebrating the third consecutive award for this impactful film, recognizing its power in addressing climate change issues
CBI (SILK and Ebony projects) sponsored the transportation and food for 30 women from the Baka villages of Bifolone and Ayene to participate in the International Women's day celebration at Somalomo.
Tom Smith interviewed by Thampers Media.
Perspectives from Cameroonian cocoa and oil palm farmers about the global demand for sustainably produced agricultural commodities.
Perspectives des producteurs camerounais de cacao et de palmiers à huile sur la demande mondiale de produits agricoles produits de manière durable.
On World Chocolate Day, a new partnership protects biodiversity and supports cocoa farmers in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
This year's World Rainforest Day Summit on June 22, 2022 will include a panel led by the Congo Basin Institute entitled, "Ebony: Leveraging an iconic species to promote durable tree planting and rainforest restoration."