World Network of Biosphere Reserves in Africa

Under UNESCO’s Man and the Biosphere Programme (MAB), there are 70 biosphere reserves recognized as part of the World Network of Biosphere Reserves in African States as of 2016. These are distributed across 28 countries. While biosphere reserves in West African, East African, Central African and Southern African countries are organised in the AfriMAB regional network, biosphere reserves in Northern African countries are organised in the ArabMAB, UNESCO's regional MAB network (see World Network of Biosphere Reserves in the Arab States for reserves in these countries).

The listEdit

Below is the list of biosphere reserves in Africa, organized by country/territory, along with the year these were designated as part of the World Network of Biosphere Reserves.

BeninEdit

Burkina FasoEdit

CameroonEdit

Central African RepublicEdit

CongoEdit

Côte d'IvoireEdit

Democratic Republic of the CongoEdit

EgyptEdit

EthiopiaEdit

GabonEdit

GhanaEdit

GuineaEdit

Guinea-BissauEdit

KenyaEdit

MadagascarEdit

MalawiEdit

MaliEdit

MauritaniaEdit

MauritiusEdit

MoroccoEdit

NigerEdit

NigeriaEdit

RwandaEdit

São Tomé and PríncipeEdit

SenegalEdit

South AfricaEdit

SudanEdit

TogoEdit

UgandaEdit

United Republic of TanzaniaEdit

ZimbabweEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f "23 new sites added to UNESCO's World Network of Biosphere Reserves". UNESCO. 14 June 2017.
  2. ^ "Luki". UNESCO. Retrieved 21 July 2016.
  3. ^ a b "UNESCO announces selection of 13 new Biosphere Reserves". UNESCO MAB 2010. Retrieved 20 September 2012.
  4. ^ "Biosphere Reserve Sheka (Ethiopia)". UNESCO MAB 2012. Retrieved 20 September 2012.
  5. ^ "Omo". UNESCO. Retrieved 21 July 2016.
  6. ^ "Biosphere Reserve Ferlo (Senegal)". UNESCO MAB 2012. Retrieved 20 September 2012.

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