Chance conversations with SEED's construction team building a school in the rural community of Mananara II lead to a surprising discovery about just how isolated it is, and what we need to do to help.
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Talking about sustainable environment, education and development in southeast Madagascar. New articles every week from our team!
SEED's Rural WASH Team are currently working in over 1,200 villages across three districts of the Anosy region in Madagascar. In this week's blog post we interview five team members to find out how the work is going and what a typical day for them is like.
Lomba, SEED’s head of construction, has sparked the development of contactless handwashing facilities at the SEED office using innovative methods and materials. Read more about how the prototype developed in this week's blog.
Collaborative research by the University College London, the Zoological Society of London and SEED Madagascar has been published in a leading scientific journal. In this week's blog post Marine Specialist Danick Trouwloon summarises the new paper.
SEED's Rural CLTS (Community Led Total Sanitation) project, working in partnership with UNICEF Madagascar, has been carrying out an extensive survey on water, sanitation and health throughout the Anosy region. Find out more in this week's blog.
In March 2020, SEED’s Women’s Livelihoods Specialist interviewed weavers who held leadership positions in the Weavers’ Cooperative. Through these we gained a better understanding of how weavers manage their finances, their ideas about marketing and working with other businesses, and what they value about being members of the Cooperative.
An overview of our COVID-19 response in Madagascar, how the pandemic has developed, and what it means for our projects both now and in the future.
Our SRHR education specialist for Project Safidy, Poppy Vernon, shares why she thinks Safidy is so important and valuable to young people in Madagascar.
With Ranomafana Lycée (high school) finished, we look at what's been achieved and the legacy of SEED's former staff member, Dadah.
For the communities that Project Oratsimba supports, lobster fishing is a vitally important livelihood. Already the COVID-19 pandemic has caused catch prices to plummet by more than 50%. Learn more about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in this week's blog.