Yangambi Research Station is the former Belgian headquarters for all major scientific ecological, biological and agricultural research in Africa between the 1930's and 1960. It stretches for 33 km inland from the Congo river and contains 250 residential houses and many research buildings and offices, including a herbarium and library.

At it's height approximately 250 scientists and 500 technicians were based here along with 1000 Belgian workers ranging from doctors to...
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