Traveling to Beni, DRC

Among other things this month was a road trip to Beni, in the Democratic Republic of Congo, via Uganda, at the invitation of Congo Initiative.  I continue to be amazed at the beauty and abundance of this equatorial region.  Seeing piles and piles of timber awaiting transport from DRC to the East, however, left me wondering how long this abundance will last.  I share some related reflections here