Welcome to the Lake Tana Biosphere Reserve

Come and discover the fertile shores of Lake Tana, Ethiopia’s largest lake, the source of the Blue Nile and one of the natural jewels of East Africa. Remote islands hide ancient Christian monasteries, local fishermen row their traditional papyrus boats past bathing hippos and unique birds fly overhead and hunt for fish in the shallows. Be inspired by the Lake Tana Biosphere Reserve, discover its striking scenery, wildlife and traditions, and join in an experience you will never forget. Visit this one-of-a-kind natural paradise and experience Ethiopia’s rich cultural heritage first-hand.

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Lake Tana Biosphere Reserve

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Lake Tana Biosphere Reserve
Lake Tana Biosphere Reserve
Tadesse Mesfin, driver mechanic of Bahir Dar NABU project office passed away yesterday 12/October 2020. Tadesse was part of the project team since 2012 and he played unreserved effort to the success of the project. He contribute a lot as part of the team to the recognition of Lake Tana as UNESCO Biosphere. NABU Team feel sorry for his death. RIP
NABU Team
Lake Tana Biosphere Reserve
Lake Tana Biosphere Reserve
Training was organized by NABU, on Project Management, Fund Raising, and Impact Evaluation to NGOs, CBOs, CSOs, Scientific Institutions and private sectors, on September 24th to 26th, 2020. The total participants was 22: Male 19 female 3.
Lake Tana Biosphere Reserve
Lake Tana Biosphere Reserve
Training was organized by NABU, on project management, fund raising, and impact evaluation to NGOs, CBOs, CSOs, scientific institutions and private sectors, on September 24th to 26th, 2020. The total participants was 22: Male 19 female 3.
Lake Tana Biosphere Reserve
Lake Tana Biosphere Reserve
MyPlus Event and Entertainment in collaboration with Bahir Dar city Administration organized Thank you and Acknowledgment event on September 20, 2020 in Bahir Dar City for individuals and institutions who have contributed in the development of the city. Thank you and acknowledgment program was organized in 14 sectors. One of the sectors was for those who have contributed in greening of the city, sanitation and beautification. NABU received certificate of appreciation for its contribution so far in Greening, Sanitation and Beautification program of the city
Lake Tana Biosphere Reserve
Lake Tana Biosphere Reserve
South Gondar Administrative Zone appreciate NABU”s effort and contribution so far on conserving the natural resources and activities related to sustainable economic develop and provided thank you certificate.
Lake Tana Biosphere Reserve
Lake Tana Biosphere Reserve
Even though, we are in challenging situation because of Covid-19, ToT training was conducted in Bahir Dar, Gondar, Debre Tabour and Injibera to 29 natural resource experts from 29 woreda agriculture offices, 29 environment protection experts from 29 woreda environment office and 25 Development Agents from 25 pilot kebeles of ecosystem restoration with the presence of experts from Zaonal and Regional Bureaus. The focus of the trainings were
• Background information about NABU and WfL Project, MSP concept and structure
• Potentials and threats to LTW natural resources
• Watershed management concept and practices
• Ecosystem restoration program in LTW: Concepts ecosystem restoration, progress and challenge so far
• Campaign for Behavioural change to conserve the natural resources of LTW