Arab States: 31 biosphere reserves in 11 countries

Last update: April 2016

Country
Biosphere Reserve
Year of designation
Periodic Reviews
ALGERIA
8 biosphere reservesTassili N'Ajjer19862014
 El Kala19902002, 2016
 Djurdjura19972011
 Chrea20022014
 Taza20042016
 Gouraya20042016
 Belezma2015 
 Tlemcen Mountains2016 
EGYPT
2 Biosphere ReserveOmayed1981. (Extension 1998)2011
 Wadi Allaqi19932004, 2012
JORDAN
2 biosphere reserveDana19982014
 Mujib2011 
LEBANON
3 biosphere reservesShouf2005 
 Jabal Al Rihane2007 
 Jabal Moussa2009 
MOROCCO
4 biosphere reservesArganeraie19982010
 Oasis du sud marocain20002017
 Intercontinental Biosphere Reserve of the Mediterranean (Spain/Morocco)2006 
 Atlas Cedar2016 
QATAR
1 biosphere reserveAl Reem2007 
SUDAN
3 biosphere reservesDinder19792001, 2016
 Radom19792001
 Jebel El Dair2017 
SYRIAN ARAB REPUBLIC
1 biosphere reserveLajat2009 
TUNISIA
4 biosphere reservesDjebel Bou-Hedma19771999
 Djebel Chambi19771999
 Ichkeul19771999
 IIes Zembra et Zembretta19771999
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
1 biosphere reserveMarawah2007 
YEMEN
2 biosphere reservesSocotra Archipelago20032016
 Bura'a2011