You might be aware of the recent fire in the Ambinanikely commune and the work that SEED has done to help the community in it's recovery process. In this week's blog we reflect on the response to this disaster, why community empowerment is so important for recovery and how our organisational code of conduct plays an essential role even in times of emergency.
The SEED blog
Talking about sustainable environment, education and development in southeast Madagascar. New articles every week from our team!
What could freshwater fish possibly have to do with weaving? Emma takes a look at the connections between sustainable livelihoods and the environments which support them.
Taking a look at the fragile nature of habitat conservation, when illegal logging disturbed the roost site of Madagascar Flying Foxes in Sainte Luce earlier this year.
This week on the blog, we take a look at how SEED is experimenting with using psychology to increase handwashing in schools, via a new technique called "nudges".
There's a lot of myth and folklore surrounding the chameleon in Madagascar. In this week's blog we take a look at some of the tall tales about one of the smallest creatures.
It's been a difficult year for the embroiderers of the Stitch Sainte Luce Cooperative. However, precious handmade stock has now made it to the UK, just in time for Christmas!
On the eve of Giving Tuesday, Programme Officer Emma Irving looks at the events held of World Lemur Day in Sainte Luce, including a documentary showing on lemurs.
This week on the SEED Blog, Polly and Rainie take a look at gender equality in beekeeping, through the lens of Renitantely, one of our sustainable livelihoods projects.
This World Fisheries Day, Jess takes a look at what SEED Madagascar has achieved with Project Oratsimba, and some simple actions you can take to support sustainable fisheries.
In Malagasy philosophy, life and death are interrelated. This week, Philémon takes us on another cultural journey in Madagascar, looking at life, death and the ancestors.