Economic Valuation of Subsistence Harvest of Wildlife in Madagascar


Christopher Golden, Claire Kremen, Justin Brashares, Matthew Bonds


Africa, animal husbandry, diet, dietary diversification, food security, Madagascar, nutrition transition, wild foods, wildlife


Conservation Biology

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Policy Summary

Communities in northern Madagascar that traditionally rely on natural resources may face unexpected food security pressures with decreased access to wildlife. While there are no specific policy recommendations, it suggests that increased dietary diversification, and a transition to domestication of meat animals, may be needed to fill the gap left by decreased access to wild foods.

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