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GALOKA KALOBINONO

REGION Diana | COMMUNE Beramanja, Anaborano-Ifasy, Beramanja, Maherivaratra, Antsakoamanondro, Ambodimanga Ramena | AREA 6759 | Project Start August 2013 | Protected areas IUCN Cat V | Decree of creation: 2015 - 770

ACCESS
Galoka is located 35 km to the north east of Ambanja. Access to the forests of Galoka using 4x4 on national highway then steep walk for several hours.

 

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

 

VEGETATION
Low-elevation and mid-elevation sub-humid evergreen forest of Sambirano Domain

 

BIOLOGICAL IMPORTANCE
1) 8 species of lemurs

2) 36 species of herpetofauna

3) 71 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.

THREATS
1) Shifting cultivation

2) Selective exploitation of timber

 

CONTACT
Patrick Ranirison

Mail: patrick.ranirison@gmail.com

Mobile: 0 32 04 431 41

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