Madagascar Protected Reforestation
About this Project
Madagascar has one of the most diverse forest ecosystems in the world
and used to be a haven for global biodiversity. Unfortunately, the island is
currently suffering from critical habitat loss, affecting its unique endemic
The mangrove estuaries along the coastline have been decimated, causing
mudflats to wash into the ocean, ruining prosperous fisheries, and making
coastal communities more susceptible to hurricanes, tsunamis, and floods.
Additionally, deforestation in its dry deciduous forests poses a grave threat
to local biodiversity. Since human arrival, over 90% of Madagascar's
forests have been lost, leading to species displacement and considerable
water quality degradation.
Furthr, in collaboration with the renowned tree planting charity Eden
Reforestation Projects, is taking steps to restore the ecological balance on
the island. We aim to plant trees across various coastal mangrove and dry
deciduous sites in the island's northwest region.
Mangrove forests are crucial for these ecosystems as they stabilize the soil
and coastline, deter erosion, and provide a natural barrier between the
ocean and land.
🌲 46 project sites in the north of the island
🐦 75% of the wildlife protected by the reforestation are native and unique to Madagascar
💼 Local employment for those living in poverty