Kanashen Amerindian Protected Area

41053 WDPA ID
6485.67 km² Reported Area

Type Terrestrial Protected Areas

Location Guyana


  • Original Name Kanashen Amerindian Protected Area
  • English Designation Managed Resource Use Area
  • IUCN Management Category VI
  • Status Designated
  • Type of Designation National
  • Status Year 2007
  • Sublocation GY-UT
  • Governance Type Indigenous peoples
  • Management Authority Kanashen Village Council
  • Management Plan Approved Management Plan 2016-2020
  • International Criteria Not Applicable

Management Effectiveness Evaluations

  • METT 2017


No information available

Sources (1)

  1. Protected Areas of Guyana Updated: 2020 Protected Areas Commission (PAC)

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UNEP-WCMC (2021). Protected Area Profile for Kanashen Amerindian Protected Area from the World Database of Protected Areas, October 2021. Available at: www.protectedplanet.net