Low rainfall pushes parts of southern Africa into food insecurity

Low rainfall has pushed southern Madagascar, south-western Angola, north-western Namibia, Mozambique and Zimbabwe further into food insecurity. As such, governments are moving ahead with plans to open avenues for maize imports, in order to alleviate hunger. In...

Changes to Madagascar’s trawling sector raise questions and hopes

Madagascar’s auction for nearshore trawling licenses has elicited concern from civil society members, who say it was not conducted transparently and opens the door for environmental mismanagement.Two Chinese-backed firms won nearly half of the fishing licenses. One of...

Supporting young farmers through a farmer’s organization

Madagascar’s young farmers included in reforestation processes and have improved their livelihoods Young farmers in Analamanga region, central Madagascar are now getting involved in reforestation and agroecological practice more than ever before. This is thanks to the...