Lake Niassa and its Coastal Zone in Mozambique

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Reported Area

13637.0 km²

Data Provider

Ramsar Secretariat, on behalf of Ramsar Contracting Parties

Management Effectiveness Evaluations

No information available


Original Name Lake Niassa and its Coastal Zone

English Designation Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance

IUCN Management Category Not Reported

Status Designated

Type of Designation International

Status Year 2011

Sublocation MZ-A

Governance Type Federal or national ministry or agency

Management Authority Ministry of Coordination of Environmental Affairs

Management Plan Management plan is not implemented and not available

International Criteria (i) (ii) (iii) (iv) (vii)