87 Total Protected Areas
4 With management effectiveness evaluations
Terrestrial Protected Areas
Marine Protected Areas
Other effective area-based conservation measures
0 Total Other effective area-based conservation measures
Polygons/Points ratio
Polygons 79%
Points 21%

Terrestrial Protected Areas Coverage

27.98% Coverage

16,081km2 Land Area Protected

57,481km2 Total Land Area


6.34% With management effectiveness evaluations

3,644km2 Areas Assessed

Marine Protected Areas Coverage

0.2% Coverage

31km2 Marine and Coastal Area Protected

15,521km2 Marine Area Protected


0.0% With management effectiveness evaluations

0km2 Areas Assessed

Disclaimer: These statistics might differ from those reported officially by countries due to difference in methodologies and datasets used to assess protected area coverage and differences in the base maps used to measure terrestrial and marine area of a country or territory.

IUCN Management Categories

Governance types

Sources (3)

  1. Protected Areas of Togo Updated: 2020 Ministère de l'environnement, du développement durable et de la protection de la nature
  2. Ramsar Wetlands of International Importance Updated: 2020 Ramsar Secretariat, on behalf of Ramsar Contracting Parties
  3. Protected Areas of Togo Updated: 2018 Direction des ressources forestieres


National designations

  • National Park 4
  • Forest Reserve 65
  • Faunal Reserve 4
  • Community Forest 3
  • Natural resource management area 4
  • Habitat and species management reserve 1

Regional designations


International designations

  • UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve 2
  • Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 4

Growth in protected area coverage

The graph excludes status years with no information reported (STAT_YR = 0).

Togo Protected Areas

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UNEP-WCMC (2020). Protected Area Profile for Togo from the World Database of Protected Areas, October 2020. Available at: