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

For People and Nature - Lake Tana Biosphere Reserve awaits you!
Lake Tana Biosphere Reserve
Lake Tana Biosphere Reserve
NABU supported the Ethiopian Fisheries and Aquatic Science Association (EFASA) to conduct annual conference of 2020 at Addis Ababa University. NABU promoted in this national conference efficiently and effectively its objectives and some of its achievements related to the objective of this conference.
Lake Tana Biosphere Reserve
Lake Tana Biosphere Reserve
This is the best site view to experience Lake Tana/Lake Tana biosphere reserve and Bahir Dar city
Lake Tana Biosphere Reserve
Lake Tana Biosphere Reserve
One of the activities of Water for Life, Lake Tana Watershed project, Multi-Actors Partnership Strategic development training dated 16th &17th of December 2019 was conducted successfully to 11 participants using international consultants from Collective Leadership Institute. And it was fruitful to collect inputs and understand different issues that will help to develop strategic plan.
Lake Tana Biosphere Reserve
Lake Tana Biosphere Reserve
As part of Water for Life project of Lake Tana watershed, Multi-Actors Partnership Capacity building training was provided to 17 participants (Partners +NABU staffs) successfully from 11th – 15th of December 2019 using international consultants from Collective leadership Institute.
Lake Tana Biosphere Reserve
Lake Tana Biosphere Reserve
As part of Water for Life project of Lake Tana watershed, Multi-Actors Partnership Capacity building training was provided to 17 participants (Partners +NABU staffs) successfully from 11th – 15th of December 2019 using international consultants from Collective leadership Institute.
Lake Tana Biosphere Reserve
Lake Tana Biosphere Reserve
Water for Life project launched in Bahir Dar!!

NABU together with Amhara National Regional State and Lake Tana Biosphere Reserve launched the project "Water for Life – Partnership for a joint sustainable future of Lake Tana watershed" from 4th to 6th December in Bahir Dar, Ethiopia with almost 200 stakeholders and the German ambassador Mrs Brita Wagener.

Together we aim to conserve the waters and tributaries of Lake Tana watershed in order to serve all people now and in future as a source of clean water, ecosystem services and opportunities for income.

The project is a multi-actor partnership (MAP) supported by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ).