TALAKY - Forests conservation and valorization, Agriculture intensification and ecological diversification, Sustainable concerted development

Start
September 2018
End
August 2021
Project cost
3,5 M€
Role in the project
Coordination

Countries

Madagascar

Fields

Agriculture Agroecology Agroforestry Spatial Planning Biodiversity Climate Forest IWRM Market REDD+

Sectors

Pink peppercorn Coffee Clove Honey Pepper Rice Vanilla

Main goals

In line with the previous two phases of the PHCF, Talaky's goal is to contribute to the preservation of natural forest ecosystems and the improvement of the living conditions of the populations bordering these forests

Specific objectives

• Strengthen conservation activities by continuing the process of creating the Beampingaratsy New Protected Area (NAP)
• Develop sustainable alternatives to the exploitation of forest resources to meet the needs of the people
• Strengthen the positioning of local authorities as a key player in the control of spatial planning
• Educate a larger program with the Green Climate Fund. The future program aims at a comprehensive approach to the development of the Anosy Region

Beneficiaries

Local populations
National Coordination Office (BNC) REDD + of Madagascar

Results

R1. 6 communal forest monitoring systems are operational, Management Plans (PAG) and Environmental and Social Management Plans (ESMP) are drafted, REDD + benefits monitoring is carried out, An early warning system for deforestation is put in place
R2. Local communities are supported in the development and enhancement of watersheds and are supported in agro-ecological intensification and agricultural diversification / promotion of income-generating activities
R3. The communes are supported in the participatory realization of their SAC and for the improvement of the control of their land

Activities

A1. Implementation of a development and management plan for the new protected area created in February 2018, as well as a monitoring system for activities (agricultural or otherwise) and early warning based on drone-type technologies; This approach is complemented by a monitoring of the reduction of emissions related to the REDD BNC
A2. Update of existing management and management schemes, rehabilitation and development of rice-growing areas, consolidation and extension of sensitive areas, afforestation activities upstream of watersheds (erosion control); At the farm level, the project aims to promote an intensification of agro-ecological practices (agroforestry, water control, fertilization by off-season cultivation) and promising sectors (coffee, pink berry, cloves, beekeeping)
A3. Support to municipalities in the area, according to their institutional maturity, to develop, validate and implement a municipal development plan (SAC), document that provides a vision of municipal development in the medium term, considers the activities to be carried out and infrastructure to build to achieve it. In a third stage, the project will support the communal management of the forest massif, with the establishment and mobilization of eco-guards (communal brigades)
A4. Ensure the preparation of a more ambitious project that would be presented to the Green Climate Fund; The future program aims at a comprehensive approach to the development of the Anosy Region

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Participatory mapping (November 2020)

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