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The SEED blog

Talking about sustainable environment, education and development in southeast Madagascar. New articles every week from our team!


A Community Led Approach to Disaster Mitigation in Southeast Madagascar

By Luke Capper December 20, 2020

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 Bad Press of the Chameleon

By Lisa Bass, Tsiraiky Rossizela, Tsina Endor & Juveliasy December 5, 2020

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.


Malagasy, the mother language

By Lima Andrimanomesoa February 21, 2020

Malagasy translator for Project Safidy, Lima Andrimanomesoa, celebrates International Mother Language Day by talking about Malagasy and some of the things he finds interesting about it.