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Madagascar

Madagascar: Reversing the red sand tide - A call for new solutions to land degradation

20 Jul 2015, WB

Madagascar was described as the 'great red island' by Marco Polo due to the abundant rust-red laterite soil. Protected areas play a strategic role in it’s ability to withstand extreme weather events such as droughts and floods. But the sanctuaries are under threat as poverty, poor law enforcement and lack of alternatives push people to use and abuse natural resources for land, food and fuel...


National Platform
  • National Platform Focal Point:
    Bureau National de Gestion des Risques et des Catastrophes, Ministère de l'Intérieur et de la Réforme Administrative (BNGRC)
  • Website:http://www.bngrc.mg/
  • Contact:Executive Secretary
  • Phone:+261 2259450, +261 320480797, +261 341357495, +261 332483975 + 261 32 04 807 97


  • Hyogo Framework for Action
  • HFA Focal Point:
    Bureau National de Gestion des Risques et des Catastrophes, Ministère de l'Intérieur et de la Réforme Administrative (BNGRC)
  • Website:http://www.bngrc.mg/
  • Contact:Executive Secretary
  • Phone:+261 2259450, +261 320480797, +261 341357495, +261 332483975 + 261 32 04 807 97
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