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From the capital Antananarivo, it takes a plane, a ferry, a gondola and two motorbike rides to reach this picturesque village. On the way, forest defender Clovis Razafimalala explains how the vanilla violence is a product of poorly regulated global markets, corrupt local politicians and a flood of cash from ...
Malagasy authorities should quash the two-year suspended jail sentence handed in 2017 to an environmental activist who was targeted for questioning the activities of a mining company, Amnesty International said ahead of his appeal hearing tomorrow in the city of Fianarantsoa. Raleva was convicted of ...

We wanted to know how children in low-income countries use laptops in their everyday lives; in school and after class. To find out, we embarked on a study in a village in Madagascar four years after the project was launched there. Our results show that the use of computers in low-income countries supports ...
We wanted to know how children in low-income countries use laptops in their everyday lives; in school and after class. To find out, we embarked on a study in a village in Madagascar four years after the project was launched there. Our results show that the use of computers in low-income countries supports ...
In addition, significant migration to and between the capital and largest city, Antananarivo, rapidly expanding secondary cities, and emerging urban centers are outpacing municipal capacity ... The practice of local development planning is inconsistent and varies widely across Madagascar's municipalities.
On 22 February 2017, police officers burnt down five villages in Antsakabary town, northern Madagascar, after two of their colleagues were allegedly killed by villagers four days earlier. An elderly woman died from burns during the attack, as she was unable to escape. The two police officers had come to ...

Local fishers and environmental groups say the trawlers are harming Madagascar's marine environment and the fishing communities that depend on it. ... on improving resource management and fishing techniques in coastal villages rather than on pressuring shrimp companies to change their practices.
He came to Ilena in Madagascar with his mother when he was just 13 years old after becoming infected with leprosy, also known as Hansen's disease. He has not left the village since. Ilena lies at the top of a small hill, surrounded by trees, miles from the nearest town, Fianarantsoa, and was built in 1892 as ...
Madagascar President Hery Rajaonarimampianina meets with Chinese President Xi Jinping (not pictured) at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on March 27, 2017. Mr Rajaonarimampianina wants to run for re-election. PHOTO | LINTAO ZHANG | AFP ...
FAIRBANKS — Philip Martin is talking about the natural history and wildlife of Madagascar in an Audubon talk titled, “Mad World: a Birder's Impressions of the Eighth Continent.” The talk is 7 p.m. Monday at Noel ... Philip became a birder at the age of 9 in the wilds of New York City. He moved to Fairbanks in ...
It is hard to imagine anywhere further from the tourist image of biodiverse Madagascar than the roadside near the Ambatovy plant. On one side are smoke stacks. On the other is a tip for rubbish from the city and debris from the cyclone. This is ground zero for the toads, which can be seen hopping in front of ...
Fall Army Worm (FAW): FAW was first reported in Madagascar at the beginning of November 2017 in five municipalities of two districts (Tulear II and Morombe) in south-western regions. The crops at risks are maize, black eye peas, groundnuts. Under the leadership of the Ministry of Agriculture, a Task ...
Although Madagascar has dealt with outbreaks of the plague almost annually since 1980, they've tended to be concentrated in major cities, far from Miavana. ... Already, he's getting students from the town of Andasibe involved in reforestation efforts, critical to the lemurs' survival, and shifting jobs from ...
And thus Madagascar needs to prove itself first, no just to the international community but first it needs to prove to itself that it can have elections, stable elections, peaceful elections in late 2018, that will enable them to continue on implementing reforms, economic reforms, investing for the long term of the ...
The World Health Organization chief Wednesday said a deadly plague epidemic appeared to have been brought under control in Madagascar, but warned the next outbreak would likely ... Cases sprang up far earlier than usual and, instead of being confined to the countryside, the disease infiltrated towns.
This is despite the fact that there are no legal prohibitions around sexual and gender orientation in Madagascar. You're legal, but many will not accept you and allow you your rights. You also cannot marry someone of the same sex or adopt children. City Press asked D-Lain how the experience made him ...
Lewis runs the Madagascar programme of the Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust, which operates a captive breeding site where ploughshares are .... said Ndranto Razakamanarina, who chairs a coalition of environmental advocacy groups known as AVG, based in Madagascar's capital city, Antananarivo.

While damaging winds where limited to areas close to the landfall of the tropical cyclone, widespread heavy rainfall caused flooding and mudslides, according to Daily Nation. The city of Mananjary, along Madagascar's eastern coastline, reported 301 mm (11.85 inches) of rain from Friday night into Monday ...
Both storms hit Toamasina, Madagascar's second largest city. Images on social media showed widespread flooding with roads and homes inundated. According to local media, at least one person has been killed by Eliakim and many more have been injured. The storm is now weakening as it moves ...
Dan Dennis proposed this companion list of old city names, starting with Peking and Konigsberg (now Beijing and Kaliningrad). 1. Monkchester. ... The capital of the Kingdom of Imerina on the island of Madagascar in the 17th century, when it was renamed Antananarivo, now the capital of Madagascar.
ANTANANARIVO Madagascar (Xinhua) -- Twenty nine people were killed by cyclone 'Ava' that hit Madagascar from Friday to Sunday, the ... In the capital city Maputo, traffic on the Ressano Garcia rail line linking Mozambique and South Africa was cut off after the heavy rainfall destroyed the railway last ...
ANTANANARIVO - The cyclone that slammed into Madagascar last week has claimed a total of 36 lives, with 20,000 people displaced by flooding, heavy rain and high winds, authorities ... The cyclone caused flash flooding in Antananarivo, the port city of Toamasina and in the eastern town of Tamatave.
There, towns flooded and buildings collapsed. Roads ... Cameron said that at least 16 schools in five municipalities were believed to had been destroyed. ... "Enawo was the strongest cyclone to hit Madagascar in 13 years, with winds of 230kph, the equivalent of a Category 4 hurricane", said Al Jazeera ...
989 people have been displaced by Cyclone Ava in Madagascar. This is according to an initial assessment by the National Bureau of Disaster Risk Management. In Tamative, one of the most affected areas in the island country located on the south-east coast of Africa, hundreds of victims have taken refuge ...
On 8 January at 0.00 UTC its centre was located off the eastern coast of Madagascar, 200 km north-east of Taolagnaro city (Madagascar) and 800 km south-west of La Reunion island, and it had maximum sustained winds speed of 74 km/h (Tropical Storm). Over the next 24 hours, it is forecast to keep ...
The mountains east of Antananarivo should protect the capital city from the worst of the cyclone. Enough rain to cause flash flooding ... Potentially flooding downpours may continue to batter southern Madagascar into the middle of the week if Ava meanders just offshore. The risk for coastal flooding west of ...
Ocean City — The Greater Ocean City Theatre Company is collaborating with the Ocean City Free Public Library to present "Madagascar - A Musical Adventure." Based on the DreamWorks animated motion picture, the musical follows a groupsof animal friends as they escape from their home in New York's ...
NAIROBI, Nov 30 (Reuters) - Reunion's Air Austral will buy a 49 percent stake in state-controlled Air Madagascar for $40 million, the two companies' ... With a fleet of 11 planes and about 2,000 staff, the airline is a key driver of Madagascar's tourism sector, flying to 14 cities on the island and 13 foreign ...
ANTANANARIVO, Nov 30 (Reuters) - Madagascar passed a budget predicting economic growth will rebound to 5.1 percent in 2018, after a slight contraction this year due to a hurricane and as inadequate rainfall hit agriculture. The budget of 11,595 billion ariary ($3.9 billion) was adopted unanimously by ...
In total, 81 healthcare workers have had illness compatible with plague, none of whom have died. Since the beginning of the outbreak, cases of pneumonic and bubonic plague have been detected in 55 out of 114 districts (48%), including non-endemic areas and major cities. Analamanga Region has been ...
27 November 2017 | ANTANANARIVO, MADAGASCAR - Madagascar's unprecedented outbreak of pneumonic plague is slowing down but the response must be ... to Madagascar, this outbreak is unprecedented in terms of speed and reach – occurring in non-endemic areas such as densely populated cities, with a higher ...
Madagascar Plague Outbreak: External Situation Report #12 - 20 November 2017 ... in Madagascar to monitor and respond to the outbreak of plague. ... such as Antananarivo (the capital city) and Toamasina (a port city).
This Is What Child Sex Trafficking Looks Like in Madagascar ... concentrated in the northern part of the island, in cities like Nosy Be and Diego. ... government reports claim that sex trafficking does not exist in the capital city.
By comparison, Madagascar saw about 300 cases in 2015 and 2016 each. ... And the plague was moving through Madagascar's cities, which ...
Madagascar's plague outbreak, which began in August, has killed 165 people so far, ... Instead, they're being buried in anonymous graves outside the cities. ... buildings, airports, city offices and shop stalls in rural villages.
In the hilly tracks off the mountain road to the town of Andapa in the ... An illegal tavy clearing near the city of Sambava in Madagascar's ...
It spread to 2,300 people in the capital and other cities, killing 207. Making things worse, the type of plague that spread is pneumonic, a rare and more dangerous form of the disease that attacks the lungs and passes from person to person through droplets from coughing. It's much more contagious than ...
Since he was 15, Ibrahim Ickbal, a 50-year-old father of two, has worked in the same jewellery shop in the city of Mahajanga, on Madagascar's ...
Madagascar Plague Outbreak: External Situation Report #8: 6 November 2017 ... in Madagascar to monitor and respond to the outbreak of plague. ... such as Antananarivo (the capital city) and Toamasina (the port city).
Unbeknownst to many, the island of Madagascar is one of the most ... photo series was born and raised in the capital city of Antananarivo, ...
A MADAGASCAR PLAGUE expert has warned the black death, which has a “10 per cent” fatality rate, could lay siege to major cities after the ...
This comes as Madagascar deals with a plague outbreak. ... director at the NICD, said the man was admitted in the Capital City of Madagascar, ...
Dundee has been ranked alongside Shanghai, Madagascar and the Faroe Islands ... The newspaper called Dundee "Scotland's coolest city" in its list of ... college town, Dundee has emerged as Scotland's coolest city (see the ...
Foreigners have dominated scientific research in Madagascar, with more than 9 .... mid-century brick and concrete buildings that look across the city's sprawl to the ... of their own, along with satellite campuses in smaller cities.
“Authorities in Madagascar say the death toll from a plague outbreak ... for the first time affects the Indian Ocean island's two biggest cities…
Toamasina, also called Tamatave, is a port city on the east coast of Madagascar. During the current plague outbreak, a total of 1,297 cases ...
An international aid group says Madagascar'd deadly plague ... the Indian Ocean island's two biggest cities, Antananarivo and Toamasina.
In Madagascar, 94 people have died in the worst outbreak of plague ... outbreaks the island has every year, and it's reached the capital city, ...
(KUTV) The deadly outbreak of the plague in Madagascar has 69 LDS missionaries fleeing the country. Chris Jones interviews the mom of a ...
ANTANANARIVO, Madagascar — In Madagascar, speaking out against ... at a meeting in his village in southeast Madagascar on September 27. ... Lai Sima, a Malagasy woman of Asian descent who lives in the nearby city of .... an activist in Ambanja, a town in northwest Madagascar, was taken to court.


 

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