Madagascar National Parks
Madagascar National Parks is an association under Malagasy law mandated by the State since 1991 to manage the Parks and Reserves of the Big Island.
Madagascar National Parks currently manages 43 Protected Areas made up of National Parks, Special Reserves and Integral Nature Reserves.
Madagascar National Parks is the body responsible for the management of Madagascar's national parks . Created in 1990, the association was recognized as being of public utility via decree n ° 91-592 of December 4, 1991. Before, the name of Madagascar National Parks was "National Association for the Management of Protected Areas" (ANGAP). The first National Park of Madagascar was decreed in 1991, the National Park of Montagne d'Ambre.
The mission of Madagascar National Parks is to establish, conserve and manage in a sustainable manner, a national network of Parks and Reserves representative "of the jewels" of biodiversity and natural heritage specific to the Big Island.
These Protected Areas constitute a lever of economic incentives for conservation and local development.See more