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MAKIROVANA TSIHOMANAOMBY

REGION SAVA | COMMUNE Anjangoveratra Antsirabe Nord, Marogaona | AREA 3397 | Project Start July 2007 | Protected areas IUCN Cat VI | Decree of creation: 2015 - 768

ACCESS
Fly from Tana to Sambava, then one hour drive to MBG's office at Anjangoveratra, then 2-8 hour walk to forest (depending on location).

 

GOAL
The outstanding biological and economic importance of the site is retained by protecting the remaining forest fragments and improving their connectivity by reforestation.

 

VEGETATION
Low and mid-elevation humid evergreen forest

BIOLOGICAL IMPORTANCE
1) Diverse flora that includes local endemics

2) Habitat of critically endangered Eulemur sanfordi and Eulemur coronatus

3) Forest in transitional bioclimate from subhumid to dry

 

SOCIO-ECONOMIC IMPORTANCE
Commercial exploitation of timber, hunting of lemurs and birds, shifting cultivation, watershed for a major river (Bemarivo)

THREATS
1) Illigal Timber exploitation

2) Shifting cultivation

 

CONTACT
Jeremie RAZAFITSALAMA

Mail: jeremie.razafitsalama@mobot-mg.org

Mobile: 0 32 05 324 85

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