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12/02/2019 - Two municipalities in Madagascar - Ambahikily and Andranomangatsiaka - are experiencing new leases of life, thanks to new water and irrigation infrastructure projects financed by the African Development Bank.

Categories: Madagascar


05/02/2019 - Bertine Mariazy is a farmer in Tanandava, a rural town in Morombe District in south-west Madagascar. Her standard of living has soared over the past eight years, as a result of development works in the irrigated area of Bas Mangoky (supplied with water by the Mangoky, at 822 km in length, the longest river in Madagascar). Having better quality water and in greater quantity for her land has enabled her to double her rice production and her cropping area.

Categories: Madagascar, Environment, Gender, Food Production


25/01/2019 - It's market day in Tsianisiha, a rural town in the district of Toliara in south-west Madagascar. In the central square, the stalls are overflowing with the thousands of products that attract an ever-greater throng of shoppers every Monday. And for good reason: in just five years, Tsianisiha has been completely transformed, much to the benefit of its inhabitants.

Categories: Madagascar, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Climate Change, Gender, Infrastructure, Poverty Reduction


01/10/2018 - Madagascar’s three key rice farming regions have witnessed an unprecedented transformation, with yields per hectare virtually tripling over the past five years, thanks to investments totalling $148 .28 million by the African Development Bank in the region’s agriculture infrastructure.

Categories: Madagascar, Human Capital Development, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Gender


24/07/2017 - The President of the Republic of Madagascar, Hery Rajaonarimampianina, paid a courtesy call on the President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina on Saturday 22 July 2017 at the Bank’s headquarters in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire.

Categories: Madagascar, Partnerships, The President


23/11/2016 - Heriniaina, or “Life Force” in Malagasy, confidently stands on her land in Tanandava. She has made the most of her plot, saving enough money to acquire an additional hectare of land and a tractor worth 3,000 euros. The tractor has enabled her to double her harvest. Heriniaina, a member of a local women’s association, is miles ahead of many other local farmers, who still use zebus to cultivate their land. She also rents her tractor to increase her earnings. “My life has changed,” she says.

Categories: Madagascar, ADF, Human Capital Development, Partnerships, Poverty Reduction


17/10/2016 - La Banque africaine de développement (BAD), en collaboration avec le Ministère de la Protection Sociale et de la Promotion de la Femme de Madagascar, ont lancé le processus d’élaboration du Profil Genre de Madagascar.

Categories: Madagascar, Gender


09/09/2016 - Slightly built, looking both youthful and self-assured, Heriniaina, or 'Life Force' in Malagasy, confidently stands on her land in Tanandava. She is not afraid to address Akinwumi Adesina, President of Africa's premier financial institution, who is standing facing her and asking her about her agricultural activities, and who is more than impressed by her rice plot.

Categories: Madagascar, Human Capital Development, Water Supply & Sanitation, Agriculture & Agro-industries, The President


28/08/2016 - Le président du Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement (BAD), Akinwumi Adesina, effectuera, du 29 au 31 Août 2016, une visite officielle à Madagascar pour une série de rencontres avec le Premier Ministre, Olivier Solonandrasana Mahafaly, le Ministre des Finances et du Budget, François Rakotoarimanana et d'autres membres du gouvernement.

Categories: Madagascar, The President


19/07/2016 - Dans le cadre du projet Communauté africaine de pratiques (AfCoP) et fort de ses acquis lors des deux précédents cycles, le Gouvernement de Madagascar a relevé le défi de faire mieux avec le 3ème cycle des Initiatives à Résultats Rapides (IRR).

Categories: Madagascar


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