The U.S. Ambassador to Madagascar, Robert Yamate, together with Minister of water, hygiene and sanitation, Johanita Ndahimananjara, USAID Mission Director Susan Sawhill Riley and UNICEF Country Representative Elke Wisch, marked World Water Day on Wednesday March 18th in the Atsimo Andrefana region, in southwestern Madagascar, by inaugurating a new water supply system.
In response to an urgent request made by the Government of Madagascar, the U.S. Government provided emergency assistance for the flood victims in Antananarivo on Thursday, March 12, 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.
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.
USAID celebrated its thirty years of presence in Madagascar on December 12th. In the three decades since it first opened an office in Antananarivo in 1984, USAID has been working to protect Madagascar’s unique biodiversity, support anti-corruption reforms, increase access to basic education, reduce food insecurity, strengthen the country’s ability to respond to natural disasters, improve access to basic health care and family planning services, and fight trafficking in persons.
Last updated: May 07, 2015