Land Use and Land Cover for the 9 communes of the South Department
This map show sthe land use and land cover for the 9 communes in the South Department. Within the nine communes stretching from Saint Jean du Sud to Tiburon, the proportion of agroforestry is higher than 34%. Based on empirical observations, agroforestry is usually linked to heterogeneous land use types and uncoordinated land management. All forested areas are in the upper elevations of the zone. Almost half of the land within the agro-pastoral agro-ecological zone is used for agro-forestry, while only 17% is used for pasture and 11% is used as cropland. For more information please visit the full report here.
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