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East Usambara Conservation Area Management Program [EUCAMP] is a joint venture between the governments of Tanzania, Finland and
the European Union. The project was initiated to conserve the
biodiversity in the unique East Usambara
Mountains - in the Tanga region of northern Tanzania.
The East Usambaras are biologically an essential part of the Eastern Arc Mountain Range.
These mountains are regarded as one of 25 globally important
biodiversity "hot spots" according to Conservation
The Amani Nature Reserve - or, amicably,
the Amani Junction
- is the beating heart of the East Usambara Mountains.
of Amani and the surrounding Nature Reserve hold a variety of
localized flora and fauna that create an awe-inspiring appearance.
Accessible from major cities in eastern Tanzania, including Dar
Es Salaam and Tanga, the Amani Nature Reserve has organized a number of services
catered to travelers who wish to see a sub-submontane tropical rain
forest in East Africa. The reserve's
Sigi Information Center is accessible from the Tanga -
Moshi/Arusha highway at
Muheza Town, some 30 km southwest of Tanga.