Name of scheme


Wetland monitoring programme at Alaotra

Biome (terrestrial; freshwater; marine)



What is monitored


Human resource use and wildlife


Who compiles data


Community members

Number of community members involved


155 (2002)

Spatial scale. Size of area monitored


42,810 ha in one area

Methods used


Methods include, e.g., transects and village group discussions

Year of initiation



Funded by


Funded by Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust, the Liz Claiborne Art Ortenberg Foundation, the Margot Marsh Biodiversity Foundation and Landscape Development Interventions (USAID)


Documents or publications available


Andrianandrasana et al. 2005

Organizers and contact details


Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust Madagascar

Herizo T. Andrianandrasana, Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust Madagascar Programme, BP 8511, Antananarivo 101, Madagascar. E-mail:;  Fax: +261-20-22-357-48


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