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The aims of the Lake Tanganyika Authority (LTA) are the protection of biodiversity and sustainable management of the natural resources in the Lake Tanganyika Basin, for a healthy environment in the Lake Tanganyika Basin that continues to harbour high levels of biodiversity and provide sufficient natural resources to sustain future generations.

In implementing these aims, the LTA also seeks to ensure sustainable and healthy fisheries in Lake Tanganyika, by gathering information of fishing techniques and recommending best practices.

Area of competenceThe Lake Tanganyika Basin.
LTA area of competence - National waters
The boundaries and names shown and the designations used on this map do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of FAO concerning the legal status of any country, territory, city or area or of its authorities, or concerning the delimitation of its frontiers and boundaries. Dashed lines on maps represent approximate border lines for which there may not yet be full agreement.
Species and stocks coverageAll elements of the Lake’s ecosystem. Members

Member: Burundi, Dem. Rep. of the Congo, United Rep. of Tanzania, Zambia.

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