USAID has been working for nearly 30 years to help the people of Madagascar accomplish their development goals in the face of ongoing challenges. As a result of the March 2009 military coup, the U.S. Government suspended all non-humanitarian assistance and direct assistance to the Government of Madagascar. However, following credible, democratic elections and the installation of a democratically elected government in January 2014, coup restrictions were lifted in May 2014, permitting the resumption of direct assistance to the Government of Madagascar.
Although there have been impressive results in assisting people living in some of the poorest, most remote areas, these gains could be reversed due to the ongoing political crisis and declining economic conditions. Read More
Last updated: January 28, 2015