Thu, 22 Feb 2024 07:36:05 GMT
Who Wants to Live By the Sea?
[IPS] Victoria, Republic of Seychelles -- For most of history, only those who made their living from the sea chose to live on the coast. Fear of being battered by storms, not to mention vulnerability to attacks from foreign navies, kept most people i...

Wed, 21 Feb 2024 07:35:17 GMT
Climate-Affected Madagascar Adapts to New Reality
[UN News] People living in Madagascar are learning to adapt to rapidly altering climatic conditions in what is said to be the fourth most climate change affected country worldwide; that's according to the UN Resident Coordinator, the most senior UN o...

Sun, 18 Feb 2024 18:02:25 GMT
First Person - Supporting Mental Health in Madagascar, One Consultation At a Time
[UN News] Ongoing humanitarian crises in southern Madagascar have worsened the situation for people with mental health disorders, but the UN's World Health Organization (WHO) has been supporting patients by providing more psychiatric consultations.

Tue, 13 Feb 2024 10:54:35 GMT
First Person - 'My Eggs Are Too Expensive to Eat' (And That's a Good Thing)
[UN News] Small-scale chicken farmers in the south of Madagascar are hatching a plan to boost their incomes and improve the stock of local poultry breeds, thanks to support from the UN's Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).

Mon, 05 Feb 2024 07:55:45 GMT
Giant Tortoises Have Returned 600 Years After Being Wiped Out
[The Conversation Africa] A six-year-old project to return giant tortoises to the wild in Madagascar could result in thousands of the 350kg megaherbivores re-populating the island for the first time in 600 years.