Quick facts on SMART in Madagascar:

  • Madagascar adopted SMART at national level in 2016

  • SMART is implemented in numerous terrestrial and marine protected areas in Madagascar, including the 43 protected areas within the Madagascar National Parks network (2,339,420 hectares of terrestrial areas and 269,730 hectares of marine areas) and other protected areas such as Makira Natural Park, Ankeniheny-Zahamena Corridor, and Marojejy- Anjanaharibe Sud-Tsaratanàna Corridor (1.3 million hectares).

  • SMART has contributed to the fight against illegal logging of precious woods and to the reduction of this threat in the six parks of the Rainforests of Atsinanana World Heritage Site.

  • 200 SMART users, mainly park and community forest patrollers, including 78 community association members, 90 park agents, and 12 Focal Points, have been trained since 2013.