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Natural Sciences



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The country is covered by the UNESCO Cluster Office in Nairobi, Kenya.

Eritrea is located on the east coast of Africa and includes some 300 islands. As such, the country presents many interesting facets to the study of earth sciences, with its diverse topography and island composition.

Below you can access the projects that are currently being implemented in the country within the framework of UNESCO’s Natural Sciences Sector.



- Hydrology for the Environment, Life and Policy (HELP) project in the Altbara basin More

Earth Sciences

- Geodynamics of the East African Rift System / Geophysical Characteristics and Evolution of the South-western Branch of the East African Rift System (IGCP, Project 482/489)

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