Source: World Food Programme (WFP) |

World Food Programme (WFP) welcomes major donation of €65.5 million from the European Union in Eastern and Southern Africa to address the unprecedented global food crisis in eleven countries

Targeting eleven countries, the contribution allows WFP to provide life-saving assistance at a time when humanitarian needs continue to soar

An essential and timely contribution of €65.5 million from the European Union, received through its Humanitarian Aid department (ECHO), has been immediately put to work by WFP to address the unprecedented needs caused by the global effects of the war in Ukraine, climate shocks, conflict, and economic pressures. The special…

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United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) and government begin design of Local Climate Adaptive Living Facility (LoCAL) in Madagascar

Absolute poverty levels in the world’s fourth largest island are rising and some 1.6 million people of the island’s population of 25.6 million are in need of urgent assistance and food

Adaptation to the impacts of climate change has developed into a humanitarian crisis in Madagascar, as changing rainfall patterns and an increased number of cyclones have seen lush greenery replaced by red deserts. In a bid to find durable adaptation solutions, UN Capital Development Fund is working with the Government…

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Madagascar: innovative relief project offers hope for sustainable future

An innovative project seeking to develop climate resilience, self-sufficiency and the empowerment of vulnerable rural communities in southern Madagascar, could offer a game-changing template for future humanitarian work, the UN World Food Programme (WFP) said on Friday

Focusing on remote Androy and Anosy regions – some four hours’ drive from the capital, Antananarivo - WFP’s Rapid Rural Transformation initiative delivers solar-powered hubs, a sustainable water source and digital health check-ups, in partnership with the Government. The benefits for communities are multiple and welcome: energy, water and digital platforms, all…

Source: U.S. Embassy in Madagascar |

United States Embassy Improves the Learning Environment in University of Antananarivo English Classrooms

The U.S. Embassy made a substantial donation of audiovisual equipment and classroom furniture today to improve the learning environments in the classrooms and library

Providing students at the nation’s flagship public university with high-quality educational experiences is a goal shared by both the University of Antananarivo and the U.S. Embassy.  That’s why the U.S. Embassy made a substantial donation of audiovisual equipment and classroom furniture today to improve the learning environments in the classrooms and…

Source: World Food Programme (WFP) |

World Food Programme (WFP) and government join hands to transform rural communities in Madagascar

WFP and partners establish solar-powered hubs, a sustainable water source and ICT in remote areas allowing for the provision of essential services

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and the Government of Madagascar have launched an innovative project that seeks to develop rural communities in Androy and Anosy regions, in southern Madagascar. Under the Rapid Rural Transformation (RRT) initiative, WFP and partners establish solar-powered hubs, a sustainable water source and ICT…

Source: U.S. Embassy in Madagascar |

Malagasy Students Learn about Life and Study in the United States

American mentors and students met with the Public Diplomacy Officer to learn about the work of diplomacy and the role of U.S. embassies around the world

The U.S. Embassy hosted a multicultural exchange between American professors and students from Lafayette College, Pennsylvania and Malagasy students and teachers from Lycée Andohalo today as part of the Lafayette Initiative for Malagasy Education (LIME).  This three-week cross-cultural partnership between the two institutions promotes understanding between Americans and Malagasy. Since its…

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Seedling Support from Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TİKA) for the Coffee Producers in Madagascar

Turkish Ambassador to Antananarivo, İshak Ebrar Çubukçu stated they aim to produce more than 75 tons of coffee seeds per year as a result of TİKA’s support

Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TİKA) provided 30 thousand Arabica coffee seedlings as a part of the “Support for Coffee Growing Project” in Madagascar which is an island located on the eastern side of Africa. In cooperation with TİKA, the Turkish Embassy in Antananarivo, and the Senate of Madagascar, 30…

Source: Amnesty International |

Madagascar: Executive Director of Transparency International Initiative Madagascar summoned after denouncing corruption

TI-MG’s Chairperson, Dominique Rakotomalala, will appear before the public prosecutor for questioning on the accusations on Thursday, 24 November

Responding to the questioning of the Executive Director of Transparency International Initiative Madagascar (TI-MG) Ketakandriana Rafitoson by the police this afternoon, Muleya Mwananyanda, Regional Director for Amnesty International East and Southern Africa Regional Office said, “The Madagascar authorities must refrain from the misuse of the justice system to harass and…

Source: U.S. Embassy in Madagascar |

United States (U.S.) Advances Environmental Justice for Madagascar

Environmental justice ensures efficient enforcement of environmental laws

Environmental justice efforts are critically important to save Madagascar’s unique biodiversity from irreversible destruction. On November 17, the U.S. government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) convened a roundtable workshop to address environmental injustices and promote the wise and sustainable use of the country’s precious natural resources. Environmental…

Source: Ministry of External Affairs - Government of India |

Shri Bandaru Wilsonbabu concurrently accredited as the next Ambassador of India to the Union of the Comoros

He is expected to take up the assignment shortly

Shri Bandaru Wilsonbabu (IFS: 2004), presently Ambassador of India to the Republic of Madagascar, has been concurrently accredited as the next Ambassador of India to the Union of the Comoros, with residence in Antananarivo. He is expected to take up the assignment shortly.