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Centre ValBio Research Campus

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A must-see in Ranomafana!

I had the pleasure of staying at CVB for three months as a study abroad student in 2016, and am... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2017
alexandraerose
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Tacoma, Washington
Fantastic tour

We loved our visit to Centre Valbio and seeing the research happening there! Would be a great... read more

Reviewed 16 November 2016
katec576
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Cheltenham
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20 Oct 2017
“A must-see in Ranomafana!”
26 May 2017
“Wildlife research centre”
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Ifanadiana | Bp 33, Ranomafana 312, Madagascar
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+261 34 13 581 71
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Reviewed 20 October 2017

I had the pleasure of staying at CVB for three months as a study abroad student in 2016, and am itching to return both as a researcher but also as a tourist. Dr. Wright's continued work in Madagascar shows her commitment to not only the...More

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Reviewed 26 May 2017

As part of our group tour we visited the centre and spent the first hour being shown around the deserted buildings, by Claude the Course Director, which were devoid of any scientists. Apparently they arrive later in May and June for a 3 or 4...More

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Reviewed 16 November 2016

We loved our visit to Centre Valbio and seeing the research happening there! Would be a great place for those with an interest in wildlife biology and a fab opportunity for kids to see research in action.

1  Thank katec576
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Our tour group of 10 was was given an afternoon tour of this state-of-the-art international study center while staying at Ranomafana National Park. Established in 1991, the center partners with 52 villages, 34 schools, 20 conservation clubs, and 5 artisan groups involving more than 10,000...More

1  Thank CJW913
Reviewed 3 March 2016

Centre Valbio is a research station, one can make a visit of this station and can assist to a lecture. Be ready to pay 10 000 Ar per person as a fee of the lecture.

1  Thank Ernest R
Reviewed 12 August 2015

Very good research facililty (with a microbial lab and lecture rooms, and residential hall) with a lot of ongoing research projects. Several overseas universities from the US, Europe (to name a few, Cornell U, Helskin U) bring college students here for summer course. They also...More

3  Thank TensaT
Reviewed 9 July 2015

Centre ValBio is a state of the art research and conservation, health and education facility a few steps away from the entrance to Ranomafana National Park. Dr. Patricia Wright, who has been working on lemur behavior and ecology for 30 years, was instrumental in establishing...More

2  Thank PookaNewYork
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