Vohitrarivo farm is a 40ha land for sale near the village of Vohitrarivo. The farmland and terroir is a naturally organic area which has been used for small-scale farming without use of any fertilisers, pesticides or fossil-fueled farming methods an anytime in history.
The land has been a designated farming area for three generations, two of which used utilised the land for farming purposes. Although much grows in the area, including wild crops, there has been no major activity since about year 2000, which has consequently left vegetation in most areas grow the way nature designs it.
Crops and plants, partly wild, with some small-scale cultivation activity for personal needs by caretakers from Vohitrarivo village, include corn, sugarcane, pinapple, mango, lychee, cococut, banana, pepper, bamboo, breadfruit, vanilla, cassava, coffee, papaya, cocoa, chilli, cinammon and more. In organic faring terminology, this offers naturally occurring companion-planting the which by nature requires no use of unnatural pesticides.
From the crossing at Ambodipont Isahana, a village of about 300 inhabitants, take the road inland passing the village of Tananabaovao after 4.6km, a village of about 100 inhabitants. 7.6km after is the village of Ambinanifaho with about 2,000 inhabitants. 8km further is the village of Ambodilalona with about 800 inhabitants. 3km thereafter is Lanjarivo with about 1,000 inhabits. 2km from there is Vohitrarivo with about 500 inhabitants.
About 1km upstream from Vohitrarivo lies the farmland. The land includes the river Farariana which originates at Marojejy. There are no inhabited villages upstream between the farming area and the river source. Downstream after the land, Farariana joins with Tananbao river to the south which streams further into the Indian Ocean.
Distance around: 4.3 km
Minimum elevation: 12 m
Maximum elevation: 51 m