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Folder Lake Manyara

  • Area (hectare): 2,833,000
  • Year designated: 1981
  • Administrative authority (core area): Tanzania National Parks (TANAPA), Lake Manyara National Park
  • Main economic activities: Agriculture, pastoralism, tourism

  • Activities of EVAMAB so far: Two workshops were already organized in 2015 and 2016 that gathered representatives from NGOs, park authorities, pastoralists, farmers, water authorities etc. A participatory exercise was developed for the EVAMAB part of the workshop, that aimed at prioritizing, analysing and mapping the ecosystem services in the area. Anne-Julie Rochette was on the field in June 2017 to meet the local partners (Nelson Mandela Institute for Science and Technology, School for Field Studies, Trias, ...) and conducted 13 interviews with local and international NGOs active in the area about the priority ecosystem services, environmental challenges and to map the activities of the actors. Outputs of these activities will be available soon.