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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 ...


 

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