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Madagascar | 2 June 2016
Lack of water limits Madagascar's climate-smart agriculture

BESAKOA, Madagascar - Most days, Hitasoa ignores breakfast and lunch. She is too busy finding enough money to buy food for dinner - and even that is a challenge in Madagascar's dry south, where the wo...

Madagascar | 8 January 2016
Over 160 killed in Madagascar cattle clashes

At least 161 people, including nearly a dozen soldiers, were killed in cattle-rustling violence in Madagascar last year, authorities say. Theft of the much-prized humped zebu cattle has surged in r...

Madagascar | 28 August 2015
23 dead as Madagascar troops battle cattle rustlers

Deadly clashes between troops and armed cattle rustlers on the Indian Ocean island of Madagascar have left 23 people dead, the army said on Thursday. Eight of the dead were soldiers while 15 of the...

Madagascar | 18 August 2014
Clashes between Madagascar police, cattle rustlers kill 15

Clashes between armed bands of cattle rustlers and security forces have left 15 people dead in Madagascar including two paramilitary policemen, officials said Sunday. The village tradition of young...

Madagascar | 26 April 2013
Madagascar swamped by locust invasion

More than 60 percent of Madagascar is suffering from a massive locust infestation that is threatening crops and livestock, potentially increasing risks to native wildlife and forests from hungry farme...

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