Year of inscription on the World Heritage List 1981
Year(s) of inscription on the List of World Heritage in Danger N/A
Previous Committee Decisions see page http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/155/documents/
Requests approved: 0
Total amount approved: USD 112,882
For details, see page http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/155/assistance/
UNESCO Extra-budgetary Funds
Previous monitoring missions
Factors affecting the property identified in previous reports
Lack of Management Plan; Lack of funding; Poaching; New railway
Illustrative material see page http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/155/
Conservation issues presented to the World Heritage Committee in 1987
IUCN has sent a letter of concern to the World Bank over potential impacts of a new railway line to serve a $300 million iron ore mine investment, that would further damage this site.
Analysis and Conclusions of the World Heritage Centre and IUCN
The Committee should request a status report on the area from the relevant authorities.
Decision Adopted: 11 COM VIII.18
18. The Committee requested its Chairman to write to the authorities concerned for the following natural sites mentioned in the IUCN document in order that progress reports could be submitted to the Committee at its next session: Western Tasmania National Parks (Australia); Mt.Nimba (Cote d'Ivoire/Guinea); Machu Picchu Historic Sanctuary (Peru); Niokolo-Koba National Park (Senegal); Selous Game Reserve (Tanzania).