State of Conservation (SOC)

Niokolo-Koba National Park

Niokolo-Koba National Park
  Senegal
Date of Inscription: 1981
Nomination records (Year): 1980
Category: Natural
Criteria: (x)
Danger List: Yes
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Threats*
  • Drought
  • Ground transport infrastructure
  • Illegal activities
  • Invasive/alien terrestrial species
  • Livestock farming / grazing of domesticated animals
  • Mining
  • Translocated species
  • Water infrastructure
Inscription on the Danger List
Year: 2007
Threats to the Site:

a)         Poaching;

b)         Livestock grazing.



* : 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”).

** : All mission reports are not always available electronically.