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POINTE A LARREE

REGION Analanjirofo | District Soanierana Ivongo, Communes of Antanifotsy and Manompana, four forest blocks: Andakibe, Sahafandrano, Anjahanintsy and Fandrambovo. | AREA 772 | Project Start 2008 | Protected areas IUCN Cat IV | Decree of creation: 2015 - 773V

ACCESS
525 km from Tana (500km from Tana to Soanierana Ivongo and then 25 km de Soanierana Ivongo to Pointe à Larrée - with two ferries).  The journey takes 2 days.  Forest close to road.

 

GOAL
Socio-economic conditions exist at Pointe à Larrée that permit sustainable use of natural resources by local stakeholders and thereby the regeneration of degraded habitats.

 

VEGETATION
Littoral forest, evergreen forest on laterite, swamp, marshes, lakes

BIOLOGICAL IMPORTANCE
1) Rare fragment of littoraland swamp forests

2) High botanical diversity

3) Several threatened and locally endemic plants

4) Rich avifauna

5) Six species of lemur.

 

SOCIO-ECONOMIC IMPORTANCE
Timber exploited commercially and also for personal use.  Water birds  hunted.  Forest used for shifting cultivation.  Some mining of semi-precious stones.

THREATS
1) Selective exploitaton of timber

2) Conflict with private land owner

3) Wild fires

4) Hunting

 

CONTACT
Adolphe Lehavana

Mail: adolphe.lehavana@mobot-mg.org

Mobile: 0 33 15 324 79

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