Protected areas

A dataset of Protected Areas in Africa, containing a sub-set of areas from the WDPA dataset:

  • only areas pertaining to Sub-Saharan Africa
  • no Marine Proteced Areas
  • only Designated areas, no proposed areas.

IUCN and UNEP-WCMC 2016, The World Database on Protected Areas (WDPA), June 2016, Cambridge, UK: UNEP-WCMC. Available at:

Data and Resources

Additional Info

Field Value
Last Updated August 11, 2017, 07:32 (UTC)
Created August 11, 2017, 07:32 (UTC)
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