Centre ValBio Activities Include:
Research - Basic and Applied with a focus on Eastern rainforest biodiversity studies (behavioral ecology, species assessment, environmental impact, ecological monitoring - CVB is a Conservation International TEAM site) including socio-ecological and socio-economic studies such as sustainable use of natural resources and forest products.
Training - Formal training including undergraduate study abroad programs, assistance with research projects to fulfill DEA/MSc/PhD degree requirements. Additionally CVB offers professional workshops and seminars for national and international scientists, governmental and non-governmental agencies, technical training for reforestation, sustainable agricultural practices, community development and conservation education.
Community Outreach - CVB delivers educational programs to over 22 villages around Ranomafana National Park. The programs include primary school conservation education, health and hygiene, reforestation, nutritional gardening, culinary practices and more.