7401 WDPA ID
2496.0 km² Reported Area

Type Terrestrial and Inland Waters Protected Areas

Location Ethiopia


  • Original Name Yabello
  • English Designation Sanctuary
  • IUCN Management Category II
  • Status Designated
  • Type of Designation National
  • Status Year 1985
  • Sublocation ET-OR
  • Governance Type Sub-national ministry or agency
  • Management Authority Oromia Forest and Wildlife Enterprise (OFWE)
  • Management Plan Not Reported
  • International Criteria Not Applicable

Management Effectiveness Evaluations

  • Birdlife IBA 1996


No information available

Sources (1)

  1. Protected Areas of Ethiopia Updated: 2021 Ethiopian Wildlife Conservation Authority

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UNEP-WCMC (2023). Protected Area Profile for Yabello from the World Database on Protected Areas, June 2023. Available at: www.protectedplanet.net