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Natural World Heritage, Africa, Phase 2 Development of new natural World Heritage Sites in Southern and Eastern Africa.
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Natural World Heritage, Africa, Phase 2

In line with the World Heritage Committee’s Global Strategy, the project’s objectives are to improve the thematic representation of African natural heritage sites on the World Heritage List and the overall implementation of the Convention in Africa. Phase I  of the project focused on capacity building in the field of Natural World Heritage conservation and protection. Phase II aims at developing several new nominations to the World Heritage List.
   
The project follows the objectives agreed upon by the countries attending the Great Rift Valley meeting in March 2007, focusing on biodiversity conservation in a manner that promotes social and economic development in the associated communities.   

Project Sheet

Objective: Develop new nominations on natural heritage to the World Heritage List from Southern and Eastern Africa

Project status: Ongoing

Project duration: 3 years

Partner: UNESCO/IUCN/AWHF 

Donor: Norwegian Ministry of Environment