555681859 WDPA ID
0.47 km² Reported Area

Type Terrestrial Protected Areas

Location Benin


  • Original Name Bamézoun
  • English Designation Sacred Forest
  • IUCN Management Category II
  • Status Established
  • Type of Designation Not Applicable
  • Status Year 1915
  • Sublocation
  • Governance Type Indigenous peoples
  • Management Authority Local management committee Bamézoun
  • Management Plan Not Reported
  • International Criteria Not Applicable

Management Effectiveness Evaluations

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Sources (1)

  1. ICCAs in Bénin Updated: 2020 AMAF-BENIN

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UNEP-WCMC (2021). Protected Area Profile for Bamézoun from the World Database of Protected Areas, December 2021. Available at: