Status and Trends of Biodiversity
Togo is one of the smallest countries in West Africa but it comprises various ecosystems types, such as aquatic ecosystems, mangroves and several types of forests. Three amphibian species and one plant species are endemic to the country. In 1990, the number of protected areas amounted to 83, but most of these areas are now inhabited... More »
Number and Extent of Protected Areas
Considered as unique ecosystems, Togo theoretically hosts 83 protected areas, comprising national parks, floral and faunal reserves and classified forests. In this network, these 83 areas, classified between 1939 and 1957, cover a total surface area of 793.288,81ha equaling approximately 14% of the total national territory... More »
Percentage of Forest Cover
Forests cover an estimated 8.000km2, equally approximately 14% of the national territory of Togo.