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Folder Lake Tana

  • Area (terrestrial and marine): 695,885 ha
  • Year designated: 2014
  • Administrative authority (core area): ANRS Bureau of Culture, Tourism and Parks Development, under the authority of the Ethiopian Ministry of Science and Technology
  • Main economic activities: agriculture, fishing, tourism, sand mining

  • Activities of EVAMAB so far: Bahir Dar University (BDU) is selected as a local partner for University of Antwerp that is responsible for the Work Package D (“economic valuation of Ecosystem Services and guidelines for reward mechanisms”). Three Belgians (the WP leader together with a master and post-doc researcher) have started working on this work package. In parallel, the work package also benefits partly from the work of the local Ethiopian research team from BDU who will be assisting the Belgians in data collection and coordinating the local contacts.