Mangroves in Madagascar

Madagascar, Majunga
Mangroves are an important piece of the ecosystem that offers much more than we can imagine. From being a great habitat for wildlife species, being great protection for coasts, and bringing an economical added value to the local population, it also is one of the greatest sources of carbon sequestration. The total area of mangrove forest in Madagascar covers about 20% of African mangroves and 2% of the world's mangroves. However, the mangrove forests of Bombetoka Bay suffered a 34% loss between 1990 and 2000 (Report on the state of mangroves in...Read more
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61724
trees planted
39503.36
tonnes of COβ‚‚
absorbed during lifetime
400 ha
of degraded land to restore
4 million
mangroves to plant before 2027
crabs πŸ¦€
as a food source
shrimp 🦐
as a food source
fish 🐟
as a food source
2
tree species
5 years
of close follow-up.
12
direct beneficiaries per 1000 trees
0,7
long term jobs per 1000 trees

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