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International research projects in agroecology and land use dynamics

In May 2017, two students from the Masters program in Agriculture, Climate Change and Transition (University of Montpellier France), two student and assistant from the new Department of Agroecology, Biodiversity and Climate Change have started their field work at Bezà … Continue reading

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Surveys in Belambo Forest

In February and March 2017, the Bezà Mahafaly monitoring team has continued to monitor biodiversity and threats in Belambo Forest. Belambo forest, with 3,000 hectares, is one of the largest forest blocks that surround the Beza Mahafaly Special Reserve. For … Continue reading

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Capacity building of school children surrounding the Beza Mahafaly Reserve

In collaboration with Smile4 Madagaskar, school children were invited to come to the camp to built their capacity in resource management as well as to let them know of the activities of the Beza Mahafaly team. A competition has been … Continue reading

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Visit of the Executive Director and the Trustee of LCAOF

In January 2017, the Executive Director of the LCAOF, Kent Kommack  visited the community based project at Beza Mahafaly (Madagascar) with the Trustee Alison Richard. He has enjoyed the visit and was very happy to see the efforts for the … Continue reading

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Celebration of the 30th Anniversary of the Bezà Mahafaly Special Reserve

On the 12th of August 2016, the celebration of the 30th Anniversary of Bezà Mahafaly has been completed successfully and reinforced awareness of conservation efforts of the Reserve at local, national and international levels, with the support of LCAOF. More … Continue reading

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Tree plantation at Bejio village

Firewood supply is one of major challenges for sustainability of earth salt production at Bezà Mahafaly. For their future needs, the association of salt producers manages a community tree farming plot at Bejio village. On January 23rd, the association members … Continue reading

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Welcome to your brand new blog at Yale University CampusPress. To get started, simply log in, edit or delete this post and check out all the other options available to you. For assistance, visit our comprehensive support site, check out … Continue reading

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Security Dina (Dina be) restores calm

In June 2014, four Communes around the Bezà Mahafaly Special Reserve established a community-based security team (Dina be) to improve security in the region, where cattle rustlers and bandits had been increasingly active.  The Dina be was modeled on the … Continue reading

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