Toro Botanical Gardens, Fort Portal

On the outskirts of Fort Portal, Toro Botanical Gardens occupies 50 ha as demonstration gardens where various plants are conserved, like medicinal plants, spices, fruits, herbs, shrubs and trees, among them also hardwood species. Main goal of this project founded in 2001 is to raise awareness for the vegetation of the Albertine Rift Valley. In […]

Arba Minch & Nechisar National Park

South of Addis Ababa, the Rift Valley pervades Ethiopias mountain ranges all the way south to the border with Kenya. There are numerous lakes on the bottom of the Rift Valley, of which Lake Abbaye is the largest. The lake once had been even larger, but then volcanic eruptions created a land bridge between both […]