Life in the Congo Rainforest
Mbuti Tribe Diet
The Mbuti men hunt monkeys, birds and any other type of meat they can find in the vast
rainforest. whilst the woman gather berries, herbs and fruits.
Dangers they are facing
Across the forests of central Africa, forest peoples have lived by hunting and gathering for millennia. But in the past few decades their homelands have been devastated by logging, war and encroachment from farmers.
With expansion of protected areas in response to these problems, their livelihoods have become increasingly impossible and their strong ties to their forests are under immense threat.