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Lake Toba: Experience and Lessons Learned Brief (Lake Basin Management Initiative). 2005. (613 KB)

Lake Toba is Indonesia’s largest lake, located in the province of of North Sumatra, 176 km to the west of the provincial capital, Medan. Lake Toba can be reached by car from Medan within three hours. By plane, Medan is 40 minutes away from Singapore and two hours from Jakarta, the capital city of Indonesia. As the largest volcano-tectonic lake in the world, Lake Toba is 87 km long in the northwest to southeast direction, and has a width of 27 km. Located 904 meters above sea level, and with a maximum depth of 505 meters, the lake is one of the country’s important tourist destinations. Main_LBMI_report--http://www.iwlearn.net/publications/ll/lbmi_main_report_2005.pdf/view Original_LBMI_website--http://www.ilec.or.jp/eg/lbmi/index.htm

1665: Towards a Lake Basin Management Initiative and a Contribution to the Third World Water Forum: Sharing Experiences and Early Lessons in GEF and non-GEF Lake Basin Management Projects

30 Nov 2010 by iwlearn

Lake Toba: Experience and Lessons Learned Brief (Lake Basin Management Initiative). 2005. (613 KB).pdf

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