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Sapo Conservation Centre
The information contained in this website has been provided by many people and we would like to extend our grateful thanks to all. However, a number of individuals have gone above and beyond to collect information contained in this website and make it available to all.
Carel C.H. Jongkind has been actively researching the plants of West and Central tropical Africa for more than 20 years, with a particular focus on the lianas or woody climbers.
Voorhoeve has studied the plants of Liberia for over 50 years, joining the staff of the then College of Forestry of the University of Liberia in 1960 to teach botany.
David Kwewon was born in Zuole, Gio County, Liberia. He possessed an amazing knowledge of the forest and was a major contributor to both Kunkels 'The Trees of Liberia' and Voorhoeves 'Liberian High Forest Trees'.
Philip Robinson has been working to monitor and protect the wildlife of Liberia for the past 44 years, including playing an instrumental role in the establishment of Sapo, Liberias only national park, which was created in 1983.
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