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February 6, 2020

 

Livestock production – beef, pigs, goats, sheep – has come under scrutiny as having significant environmental impacts, including being one of the leading factors causing climate change. That is why a group of researchers decided to create a new environmentally-friendly, sustainable meat protein for market in Madagascar – one made from crickets.

The researchers, Dr. Brian Fisher from the California Academy of Sciences and Dr. Andrianjaka Ravelomanana from the Madagascar Biodiversity Center, received a USAID Partnerships for Enhanced

USAID Mission Director John Dunlop (right) ceremonially hands over $4.5 million of medical supplies to the Madagascar Minister of Public Health, Prof. Julio Rakotonirina.
January 21, 2020

TOAMASINA — The United States government has announced a $4.5 million donation of modern medical materials and equipment to help local health workers improve the provision of quality health services in Madagascar.

November 18, 2019

The USAID-funded IMPACT project conducted its first financial business strengthening training for drug shops on May 21st and 22nd in Fénerive Est, in eastern Madagascar.  This training was the first of its kind for people working in Madagascar’s private sector to supply health commodities.

The $500,000 will be used to buy and distribute locally-made malnutrition supplement
November 13, 2019

Southern Madagascar has entered its lean season - the period between harvests when less food and less food variety are available - and a recent survey forecasts that more people in that region will suffer from malnutrition.

USAID Mission Director John Dunlop joined the trained spraying team for a demonstration of the techniques for spraying buildings against mosquitos.
November 7, 2019

Each year, the United States government through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and its partners, and in partnership with the Madagascar Ministry of Public Health, conducts a campaign to protect the Malagasy people from malaria.

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