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Securing Biodiversity through Protecting Areas

Protecting Eritrea’s globally significant biodiversity
The project aims at establishing management systems for protected areas and contribute to restoration of the ecosystem, and securing the long-term survival of Eritrea’s globally significant biodiversity.


Eritrea houses a large variety of globally significant biodiversity. With a newly launched project, GEF, UNDP and the Government is increasing efforts to protect these valuable natural resources.

The project initiation workshop took place on the 22nd of July, with the ultimate objective to establish national conservation areas covering nearly one million hectares of currently un-protected terrestrial and marine ecosystems. Continue reading Securing Biodiversity through Protecting Areas