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AMPASINDAVA

REGION Diana | COMMUNE Ambaliha, Bemaneviky Anorontsangana, Antsirabe | AREA 38173 | Project Start August 2013 | Protected areas IUCN Cat V | Decree of creation: 2015 - 769

ACCESS
Ampasindava Located 45 km south-west of Ambanja.  Access to the forests of Ampasindava by secondary road using 4x4
(Ambanja-Ankingameloka) or by sea (2-hour boat journey: Ankingameloka-Bemanevika)

 

GOAL
Conserve terrestrial and marine habitats and sustainably manage natural ressources while promoting the economic development of the area involving active stakeholders.

 

VEGETATION
Low-elevation sub-humid evergreen forest of Sambirano Domain, mangroves

 

BIOLOGICAL IMPORTANCE
1) 7 species of lemurs

2) 26 species of herpetofauna

3) 69 species of birds

4) Rare forest in Sambirano Ecoregion

 

SOCIO-ECONOMIC IMPORTANCE
Forest used for shifting cultivation, source of food (Dypsis sp and animals), timber, medicines, parks and pasture for cattle

 

THREATS
1) Shifting cultivation

2) Selective exploitation of timber

3) Hunting

4) Mining

 

CONTACT
Patrick Ranirison

Mail: patrick.ranirison@gmail.com

Mobile: 0 32 04 431 41

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