An American Rebuilds Paradise Lost to War in Africa (Video)

An American Rebuilds Paradise Lost to War in Africa (Video)

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Fifteen years after a brutal civil war, Greg Carr, an American philanthropist believes the key to revitalization in Mozambique, one of the poorest spots in Africa, is a long-forgotten park called Gorongosa. It was once the most popular tourist destination and boasted the densest wildlife on the continent, but the park and its animals were ravaged by war. Carr personally has pledged $40 million to restore the park and bring the tourist dollars back — at the same time bringing the nation back from poverty… (Video 6:29)

(Video produced by the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting and Azimuth Media; Visit their website for photos and blogs about the project.)

 

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