Journal of Tourism & Hospitality

Journal of Tourism & Hospitality
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ISSN: 2167-0269

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Lake Tana as Biosphere Reserve: Review

Melese Worku

Lake Tana one of the largest lake in Ethiopia. It embraces 50% of the country’s fresh water. The resources are exclusively significant for the surroundings, industry, domestic and agricultural purposes. Lake Tana basin provide financial, communal, supporting, ecological, ecological and spiritual also for downstream countries. The past two year presently Lake Tana preliminary from June 2015 United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) currently inventory as Biosphere Reserve. The Lake Tana one of the excellence rich aquatic in biodiversity, it is appreciably very important for out-research activity internationally and nationally purpose. The lake one of greatest potential for aquatics ecosystem, transportation activity, source of tourism developments especially water journey in the peninsula of monastery and cave, hydropower and irrigation development. It stimulates growth and reduces poverty.