Where is the MFG?
Madagascar is the fourth largest island in the world at 226,675 square miles (587,040 square kilometers). Approximately 1,000 miles long by 360 miles at its widest point, Madagascar is close to the size of France and about 15% smaller than Texas. The MFG's Madagascar office is located inToamasina (also known by its French name, Tamatave), the island's second largest city with a population in 2012 of approximately 236,748 and home to its primary seaport. The below map below shows the location of the MFG's three work sites; the distance from the MFG's Office to Parc Ivoloina is approximately 10 km and from Ivoloina to Betampona another 30 km.
The Madagascar Fauna and Flora Group Office in Toamasina
The MFG's in-country headquarters is situated between the airport and the city's center. In addition to office space, it's also home to the MFG's library which has become well known and used, particularly by high school and college students. In addition to books, the library has a growing collection of PDF files with reports, published papers and other relevant documents organized in a searchable database. Two computers with internet access and WiFi are available to students and other colleagues.