REGION Atsinanana | COMMUNE Foulpointe | AREA 229 Ha | Project Start 2003 | Protected areas IUCN Cat IV | Decree of creation 2015 - 765
7 km along secondary road from Foulpointe. Bungalows and camping facilities available on-site.
Analalava Forest is valued, valorized and conserved by local stakeholders.
Low elevation evergreen forest
1) Rare fragment of low elevation humid forest
2) High botanical diversity
3) Several threatened and locally endemic plants
4) 26 species of palms
5) Five species of lemur.
Formerly heavily used as source of timber and firewood. Currently used as source of wild honey and poles for constructing fences. Source of several streams. High potential for tourism.
1) Wild fires
2) Land ownership conflict
3) Invasive species
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