The Congo Basin Institute (CBI) collaborates with ESRI

Esri, a pioneer in Geographic Information Systems (GIS), has teamed up with the Congo Basin Institute to preserve the extraordinary biodiversity of this vital rainforest and to give voice to the local knowledge of the Baka. This collaboration highlights the power of uniting ancient wisdom and modern tools for the greater good.

Distinguished Research Professor, Thomas Smith says, “There’s really a vast perceptual difference in the way they see the forest."

Read the full article here, "Indigenous Knowledge, Captured on Maps, Aims to Protect Congo Basin Diversity".