More news from Project Mahampy in Sainte Luce, where the team have been busy with the election of a Weavers' Union Committee and Youth Outreach sessions.
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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.
Long time SEED volunteer and current "IT Guy" Daniel Wood shares a few Malagasy short stories picked up during his time here.
Senior Research Assistant Kashmir Flint talks about SCRP’s dragonfly surveying and their importance for wetland habitats and wider conservation research.
Project Mitao: Collaborating with stakeholders in a sustainable approach to sexual and reproductive health
As Phase I of Project Mitao comes to a close, our Community Health team reflect on the findings from the research and round table forums with stakeholders.
Following five years as a key member of the Community Health team, we put the spotlight on Gerard to talk about his time at SEED and Project Votsira.
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.
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.