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Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary

Factors affecting the property in 1983*
  • Water (rain/water table)
  • Water infrastructure
Factors* affecting the property identified in previous reports

Construction of dams

International Assistance: requests for the property until 1983
Requests approved: 2 (from 1980-1982)
Total amount approved : 49,132 USD
Missions to the property until 1983**
Conservation issues presented to the World Heritage Committee in 1983

It was recalled that the Committee had suggested at its previous session that the Government of Senegal should propse the Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary for the List of World Heritage in Danger. 

Decisions adopted by the Committee in 1983

No draft decision proposed

Report year: 1983
Date of Inscription: 1981
Category: Natural
Criteria: (vii)(x)
Danger List (dates): 1984-1988, 2000-2006
Documents examined by the Committee
arrow_circle_right 07COM (1983)

* : 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.