Ankarafantsika National Park

dentity 

Status : National Park

Manager : Madagascar National Parks

Superficies : 130,026 hectares

Population : 10,313

Geolocalisation : North East of Madagascar, Boeny region

Supported since : 2007

Features: The park is home to species of diurnal and nocturnal lemurs, various species of birds and other endangered species like the Cryptoprocta ferox (fosa) and turtle Erymnochelys madagascariensis.

 

Threats 

The site is mainly threatened by bushfires, but other pressures such as collecting oviala (wild potatoes), illegal timber cutting and clearing, are not negligible.

 

What we do 

The costs management of the park are covered by the German sinking fun through KfW. Support the Foundation has, among other things, secure payroll and operating expenses. Impacts of the Foundation supports are transverse and cover different activities within the parks.

Région: 
Ankarafantsika