Ambatovy Protects Malagasy Cultural Heritage

vazimba Ambatovy’s archaeological specialists securing the sacred site.

In accordance with Ambatovy’s commitments in its Environmental Management and Social Development Plan (PGEDS), work as part of a preventive archeology program is being conducted around its Mine, in Moramanga, to preserve Malagasy cultural heritage. Recently, a sacred site known as “Vazimba Tomb” was discovered in the village of Andranofasina, at the entrance of Ambatovy’s Mine Site, during a reconnaissance mission conducted by Ambatovy’s archaeological specialists. As the company aims to protect Malagasy cultural heritage from the impacts of its activities and support its sustainability, red ribbons have been put at the sacred site for its protection so that it can be seen from afar and prevent people from trampling on it.