Cameroon, Africa

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Number of Protected areas

49

28 with management effectiveness evaluations

Polygons/Points ratio

100% Polygons

0% Points

Number of sources

For International designations 4
For National designations 1
TOTAL 5

Protected areas coverage (Ref 1 ↓ )

Area terrestrial

10.91% coverage

51,221 km2 Land Area Protected

469,428 km2 Total Land Area

22% 6th National Report Coverage

69.59% with management effectiveness evaluation

35,645.82916 km2 Area Assessed

Area marine

11.46% coverage

1,685 km2 Marine Area Protected

14,704 km2 Total Marine Area

70.25% with management effectiveness evaluation

1,184.144 km2 Area Assessed

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IUCN Management categories

Management categories Count %
27 55.1
10 20.41
7 14.29
5 10.2

Governance types

Name Governance type Count %
38 77.55
11 22.45

National designations

3

Regional designations

0

Categories Count