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June 19, 2015

Ranomafana, Madagascar:  On June 19, the Minister of Environment Ralava Beboarimisa, the US Ambassador Robert T. Yamate, and the USAID Mission Director Susan S. Riley visited the village of Kelilalina to witness development activities provided through USAID/Food for Peace’s Fararano program.  They spent the morning meeting with mothers and their small children who received nutritious food rations of fortified oil and corn-soy flour and partook in cooking demonstrations to learn how to incorporate local ingredients to nourish their families.  .

“Fararano” is a USAID-funded food security program whose goal is to reduce food insecurity and increase vulnerable households’ resilience to shocks in eastern and southwestern Madagascar. The program works in 45 rural communes of three regions, including Atsinanana, Vatovavy Fitovinany, and Atsimo Andrefana, and benefits directly to 364,000 individuals.  

January 26, 2015

Madagascar FFP development programs use a multi-sector approach to address malnutrition. Over 20 different activities are implemented at the community level and can be grouped into 3 components: Health and Nutrition, Agriculture and Livelihood and Disaster Mitigation and Preparedness. Cross-cutting themes include: Women empowerment and Governance.

January 12, 2015

The U.S Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission in Madagascar is soliciting expressions of interest from qualified candidates to serve as a Health System Strengthening Senior Advisor (H3SA) with the Office of Health, Population and Nutrition. The contract is for an initial period of one (1) year subject to renewal based on annual performance review, continuing need for the services, and availability of funds.

December 12, 2014

l’USAID a célébré ses 30 ans de présence à Madagascar Le 12 décembre. Cela fait en effet trente ans, après l’ouverture de son tout premier bureau à Antananarivo en 1984, que l'USAID travaille pour protéger la biodiversité unique de Madagascar, appuyer les réformes dans la lutte contre la corruption, renforcer l'accès à l'éducation de base, réduire l'insécurité alimentaire, renforcer la capacité du pays à répondre aux catastrophes naturelles, améliorer l'accès aux services de santé de base et de planification familiale, et combattre la traite des personnes. 

November 17, 2014

The U.S Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission in Madagascar is soliciting expressions of interest from qualified candidates to serve as a Supply Chain Systems Specialist (SCSS) with the Office of Health, Population and Nutrition. The contract is for an initial period of one (1) year subject to renewal based on annual performance review, continuing need for the services, and availability of funds.

November 13, 2014

The U.S Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission in Madagascar is soliciting expressions of interest from qualified candidates to serve as a Human Resources (HR) Assistant with the Executive Office. The contract is for an initial period of one (1) year subject to renewal based on annual performance review, continuing need for the services, and availability of funds.

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Newly-Released Report Assesses Strengths, Weaknesses of Madagascar’s Community Health Volunteer Activities

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) released a report with UNICEF and the President’s Malaria Initiative today that assesses the strengths and weaknesses of Madagascar’s Community Health Volunteer (CHV) activities. Serving more than 5,700 villages, CHV activities have operated for more than a decade, with recent expansion to more than 35,000 volunteers nationally.

Last updated: June 19, 2015

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