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Folder Study sites

The project focuses on four biosphere reserves. Biosphere reserves are nominated under the “Man and Biosphere Programme” of UNESCO. They are “‘Science for Sustainability support sites’ – special places for testing interdisciplinary approaches to understanding and managing changes and interactions between social and ecological systems, including conflict prevention and management of biodiversity” (more information on Biosphere reserves here

The four study sites are:

Two aquatic lentic systems: 
• Lake Manyara (Tanzania)

• Lake Tana (Ethiopia)

One afro-montane system:
• Mount Elgon (Uganda-Kenya)

One Sahelo-Sudanese system
• Pendjari National Park (Bénin)

Folder Lake Manyara
Folder Lake Tana
Folder Mount Elgon
Folder Pendjari National Park