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Lemurs are the world's most endangered mammals, but planting trees can help save them

The island of Madagascar off the southeastern coast of Africa hosts at least 12,000 plant species and 700 vertebrate species, 80% to 90% of which are found nowhere else on Earth...

By Andrea L. Baden 27 Dec 2019

The anti-inflammatory properties of Madagascar's Tsontso plant

In rural areas of Madagascar, medicinal plants are widely used to treat illness. In remote areas, and with limited funds to pay for other health products and services, traditional medicine is essential...

By Tianarilalaina Tantely, Andriamampianina 21 Nov 2019

Children labour rife in Madagascar mica mining sector

Mica from Madagascar is mined by children aged as young as five years old in dangerous conditions, research by Terre des Hommes has found...

19 Nov 2019

Madagascar trial: how a simple pregnancy test can change lives

Not having access to affordable pregnancy tests profoundly affects women's lives. Without access to these tests, women are not able to confirm if they are pregnant. This leads to delays in getting prenatal care services...

By Alison B Comfort 3 Oct 2019

Blueline to launch new OTT TV experience in Madagascar with moTV

Blueline, innovative operator in telecom and Pay TV industry in Madagascar and moTV.eu, European service provider of complete ecosystem announced a partnership...

12 Sep 2019

Radisson Hotel Group signs three hotels to enter Madagascar

The Radisson Hotel Group has signed an agreement with Groupe Talys, for three hotels to enter Madagascar, namely the Radisson Blu Hotel Antananarivo Waterfront, Radisson Hotel Antananarivo Waterfront and Radisson Serviced Apartments Antananarivo City Centre...

30 Apr 2019

AMA journalism competition winner announced

Malagasy wins the 2019 African Media Agency journalist competition...

12 Mar 2019

Renewed hope for Lesotho and Madagascar

African Development Bank President Adesina holds bilateral meetings with H.M. King of Lesotho and President of Madagascar...

14 Feb 2019

Newly-discovered coastal current has direct implications for fishing industry of Madagascar, SA

The existence of a coastal current off Madagascar has been discovered by South African, Malagasy and French researchers. Understanding the South-West Madagascar Coastal Current has direct implications for the management of local fisheries south of Madagascar...

10 Apr 2018

The loss of Madagascar's unique palm trees will devastate ecosystems

Madagascar is a crucial diversity hot spot for palm tree species. 98% of the currently 204 known species do not occur anywhere else...

By Mijoro Rakotoarinivo 15 Jun 2017

Madagascar targets Radio Jupiter

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) condemns radio journalist Fernand Cello's arrest in Madagascar...

19 May 2017

Improving climate change resilience in Madagascar

Strengthening the adaptation and resilience of rural communities facing climate change in Madagascar…

16 Feb 2017

Madagascar faces dire food insecurity

UN food agencies call for urgent action to address southern Madagascar's worsening food insecurity, as $67 million is needed in food aid and farming support for the upcoming planting season...

23 Nov 2016

UN agencies scale up efforts to save lives in Southern Madagascar

In Madagascar, 92% of the population lives on less than $2/day, and the situation in the chronically semi-arid South is pushing hundreds of thousands close to the edge of disaster...

26 Oct 2016

Madagascar receives emergency food aid

World Food Programme scales up emergency operations in southern Madagascar which has been hard hit by this year's El Niño, which resulted in reduced rains for southern Africa...

14 Oct 2016

Southern Africa is experiencing the worst El Niño-induced drought in 35 years

Deputy emergency relief coordinator calls for urgent action to assist millions of drought-affected people in Southern Africa...

25 Jul 2016

African renewable energy projects win

Three African renewable energy projects announced as winners of the US$7million Access Co-development Facility prize out of 96 entries spanning 25 countries across Africa...

27 Jun 2016

2013 PAMRO Conference: Call for papers

The 15th PAMRO meeting and All Africa Media Research Conference will take place from 25-28 August 2013 in Madagascar, and this is the second call for presentation submissions.

6 May 2013

Why haven't Madagascar's famed lemurs been saved yet?

Lemurs are cute - there is no denying it. Their big eyes and fluffy faces mean they really are the poster animals of Madagascar, an island known internationally for its unique flora and fauna...

By Julia P G Jones 1 Jul 2015

Madagascar to start producing crude next year

Madagascar Oil on Friday (23 November) said it will start extracting oil next year in a pilot phase at its Tsimiroro field that could produce 150,000 barrels per day based on early estimates if commercially viable.

27 Nov 2012

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