Mahavelo is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Vondrozo, which is a part of Atsimo-Atsinanana Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 7,000 in 2001 commune census. Only primary schooling is available. The majority 99% of the population of the commune are farmers. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are bananas, coffee, sugarcane and cassava. Services provide employment for 1% of the population.