Kainji Lake in Nigeria

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Reported Area

5380.0 km²

Vulnerability Assessment

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Green List

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Data Provider

Nigerian Conservation Foundation

Management Effectiveness Evaluations

No information available


Original Name Kainji Lake

English Designation National Park

IUCN Management Category II

Status Designated

Type of Designation National

Status Year 1979

Sublocation NG-NI

Governance Type Federal or national ministry or agency

Management Authority Not Reported

Management Plan Not Reported

International Criteria Not Applicable