Table 2. Indicators of the capacity to organize at each study site, including involvement in community groups and decision making, population, and immigration at each study site. Community organizations = the mean number of community organizations local households were involved with, Decision making = the percentage of the community involved in decision making, Active in decision making = the percentage of the community actively involved in decision making, Immigrants = the percentage of respondents who were immigrants from the local area, and Nonregional = the percentage of respondents who were immigrants from outside the local area.


Site Community organizations Decision making Active in decision making Population Immigrants Nonregional
Nosy Atafana 0.9 97.7 59.1 2275 15.9 6.8
Cap Masoala 0.3 94.9 43.4 1361 60.5 13.1
Sahamalaza 0.8 100 54.3 585§ 32.9 5.7
Tampolo 0.5 97.7 55.8 286 72.1 2.3
Tanjona 0.6 92.3 42.3 316 53.8 15.4
Average for all sites 0.6 96.5 50.9
964

46.7

8.5

ANGAP 2002.
Grandcourt et al. 1999.
§Indicates only estimates for the study sites. There were additional hamlets in the park that we were not able to survey, so this is an underestimate of the true population dependent on the parks.