The IDP Foundation has funded an African program at The Field Museum to enhance its African training and research programs in scientific capacity building efforts. Follow the link above to learn more about the training efforts and those who have benefited from them.
One of the world’s leading conservation organizations, the WCS has an extremely active conservation program in the Albertine Rift. They also maintain an excellent website with loads of great information about the region.
A critical research station in the eastern DRC. See also our Collaborations page.
A leading African University with which the Field Museum has had long and successful collaborations.
Because of Belgium’s colonial history in the region, this museum contains one of the best collections of Albertine Rift birds, including many type specimens.
A description of the conservation status of birds endemic to the Albertine Rift, with links to the individual pages for each species.
The Central Africa Regional Program for the Environment (CARPE) is a United States Agency for International Development (USAID) initiative aimed at promoting sustainable natural resource management in the Congo Basin.
Site summarizing the 1909-1915 Lang-Chapin American Museum of Natural History Expeditions in Democratic Republic of Congo. Lots of maps and data, both historical and contemporary.
A site full of information on Gorongosa National Park in Central Mozambique.