Map showing environmental constraints to agriculture in Madagascar

This map has been adapted from the FAO Country Profiles and Mapping Information System (The United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization) materials. All data is copyright FAO 2004.



Environmental Constraints
Dry and/or cold areas with low production potential
Low soil suitability
Erratic rainfall and cold stress risk
Steep slopes and mountains
Severe and very severe land degradation
Low to medium climatic production potential
High climatic production potential


Madagascar MAPS Index.



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