State of Conservation
States PartiesBenin Cameroon Central African Republic Chad Congo Côte d'Ivoire Democratic Republic of the Congo Ethiopia Gabon Ghana Guinea Kenya Lesotho Madagascar Malawi Mali Mauritius Mozambique Niger Nigeria Senegal Seychelles South Africa Uganda United Republic of Tanzania Zambia Zimbabwe
ThreatsIllegal activities (326) Management systems/ management plan (323) Mining (151) Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community (139) Land conversion (134) Civil unrest (131) Financial resources (127) Livestock farming / grazing of domesticated animals (102) War (95) Human resources (92) Housing (91) Ground transport infrastructure (88) Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation (54) Water infrastructure (51) Solid waste (48) Management activities (48) Legal framework (43) Water (rain/water table) (42) Erosion and siltation/ deposition (38) Crop production (30) Oil and gas (30) Fire (widlfires) (27) Major visitor accommodation and associated infrastructure (25) Fishing/collecting aquatic resources (24) Invasive/alien terrestrial species (23) Forestry /wood production (22) Commercial hunting (19) Surface water pollution (17) Deliberate destruction of heritage (16) Drought (16) Subsistence hunting (15) Interpretative and visitation facilities (13) Invasive / alien freshwater species (13) Marine transport infrastructure (11) Water (extraction) (11) Indigenous hunting, gathering and collecting (11) Flooding (10) Storms (10) Translocated species (10) Industrial areas (9) Major linear utilities (8) Governance (8) Effects arising from use of transportation infrastructure (6) Air pollution (6) Relative humidity (6) Wind (6) Desertification (4) Avalanche/ landslide (4) Input of excess energy (3) Other climate change impacts (3) Earthquake (3) Air transport infrastructure (2) Renewable energy facilities (2) Ground water pollution (2) Volcanic eruption (2) Subsistence wild plant collection (1) Pests (1) Society's valuing of heritage (1) Changes to oceanic waters (1)
The threats indicated are listed in alphabetical order; their order does not constitute a classification according to the importance of their impact on the property.
Furthermore, they are presented irrespective of the type of threat faced by the property, i.e. with specific and proven imminent danger (“ascertained danger”) or with threats which could have deleterious effects on the property’s Outstanding Universal Value (“potential danger”).