Madagascar

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Prunus africana (Hook.f.) Kalkman (ROSACEAE) is an endemic species of montane forest in tropical Africa.

To fill the gaps in information on P. africana resources in Madagascar, this project aims at making a complete inventory and proposing sustainable management tools for the lifting of the suspension of the international trade of Prunus africana. Madagascar. The project aims to ensure that the international trade in Prunus africana bark is not detrimental to its survival and to provide the necessary elements for the conservation of this species in the montane forests of Madagascar.

Projects

Country: Madagascar
Project Type: Capacity Building and Governance
Taxonomy: Prunus africana
Project Title:

Sustainable management of the Prunus africana population of Madagascar: stock assessment, agroforestry, harvesting technique and regulatory framework

Duration:

24 months

Project Document:

Link

Reports:

Not yet available

Related Publications:

Not yet available

CITES Working Language:

French

KEY STATISTICS

HUMAN POPULATION

25.57 million

LAND AREA* (km2)

581,540

FOREST COVER (km2)

124,570

FOREST COVER (%)

21.4


*https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_countries_and_dependencies_by_area

GALLERY

Prunus africana in Madagascar