Forestry Specialist Sam Ambler and Senior Project Development Officer James Benton take a look at the conservation education Project Ala is carrying out with young people in Sainte Luce, and the benefits of this to conservation efforts.
The SEED blog
Talking about sustainable environment, education and development in southeast Madagascar. New articles every week from our team!
Oratsimba, part of SEED's sustainable livelihoods programme, seeks to promote sustainable lobster fishery management in three villages of the Anosy region. Our team recently carried out the annual monitoring surveys (a lot of questions about lobsters!), and were keen to share what they found out.
The latest developments from Project Mahampy, which is celebrating the successful formation of Cooperatives for mahampy weavers in Sainte Luce.
Project Safidy recently hosted it's second national Sexual and Reproductive Health Conference in Antananarivo. Over 120 people representing 50 organisations and ministries attended, discussing stigma and discrimination, strategies for effective advocacy and SRHR as a lever for development amongst other topics. Attendees also discussed the ongoing development of an SRHR network, which will enable increased collaboration towards mutual SRHR goals in Madagascar.
Project Rufus is carrying out groundbreaking scientific research into the feeding habits and activity of the Madagascar Flying Fox (Pteropus rufus). In this article the SCRP team explain what it's all about and why it matters.
Our Women's Livelihoods specialist for Project Mahampy, Maggie Poulous, summarises the findings from the recent baseline research phase, and what the data collected mean for the project's next steps.
One of our recent SEED Madagascar Conservation Research Programme volunteers, Morgan, reflects on her 10 weeks spent with the programme, the highs, lows, and why you should consider it too.
We recently broke ground on our latest school construction project at Ranomafana, a very isolated rural commune. Ranomafana School is the only upper education facility within an 80km radius, yet it does not have its own school building. Our team reflect on the motivation for the project.
Driven by his passion for the environment, Laza found his dream job with SEED as Project Ala's Project Coordinator. Originally posted to Global Giving.
Conservation volunteer Millie, reflects on her time in the 'Bush', where she found lemurs were not the only fascinating thing about the Eighth Continent...