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Information portal to support conservation, vegetation restoration and agroforestry. It is the home of the potential natural vegetation map of eastern Africa.

June 10, 2020

The potential natural vegetation (PNV) map of eastern and southern Africa covers the countries Burundi, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Uganda, Rwanda, Tanzania, and Zambia. The map was developed by various partners in East Africa and Europe in 2010 and has now reached version 2.

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The map is available in different formats and is accompanied by an extensive documentation of the floristic, physiognomic and other characteristics of the different vegetation types and useful woody species in the 8 countries.