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The Andringitra National Park in Madagascar

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Type: Journal Article
Author: Rabetaliana, Hanta; Randriambololona, Michel; Schachenmann, Peter
Journal: Unasylva
Volume: 50
Page(s): 31-34
Date: 1999
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10535/8445
Sector: General & Multiple Resources
Region: Africa
Subject(s): traditional knowledge
natural resources
forest management
parks
Abstract: "The use of traditional knowledge and modern methods for the management of mountain natural resources. The Andringitra mountain range acts as a topographic barrier and this dictates the main characteristics of the area. Within a few kilometres there are very pronounced climatic and biogeographic differences between the windward, humid, oceanic flank to the east and the leeward, dry, continental flank to the west. These differences are combined with marked altitudinal zonation ranging from tropical lowland to subalpine highland."

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