Australian film crew covered the work of POPOF

The Australian team facing Kahuzi-Biega National Park on the horizon from Miti Village

In March 2012, an Australian film team decided to stay twelve days among the Miti community around the Park.

The intention was to have enough time to work with people and discover the great job undertaken by POPOF members as far as the protection of the Eastern Lowland Gorilla is concerned. All the trees in the buffer zone were planted in the highland sector communities by Pole Pole Foundation since 1997 with the objective of preventing the threat of illegal charcoal, firewood and carpentry wood collection in the Park.

This crew chose to wear POPOF jackets not only for marketing reasons, but also for showing their commitment to contribute technically to the protection of that endangered sub-specie found only in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.

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