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Woman with a basket at the rice harvest

Madagascar

19 current projects
3.79 m. € funding in 2020
295,000 people reached in 2020

Madagascar is almost as large as Germany and Poland put together. The tropical island nation is home to a population of 27.69 million. Shockingly, the majority of these people suffer from poverty and hunger. More than 75% of the population currently lives beneath the national poverty line (World Bank). In the 2021 Global Hunger Index, Madagascar is the only country with an alarming GHI score (36.3) that is not experiencing conflict. The country’s food insecurity is driven by consecutive years of drought brought on by global climate change, which is pushing areas in the south of the country to the brink of famine. Madagascar’s economy, which shrank significantly after a five-year-long political crisis, depends primarily on agriculture (vanilla export) and, to a lesser extent, on tourism. As a result, the livelihood of most Malagasy is severely threatened by the effects of climate change.

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Fighting Hunger

Madagascar has one of the world’s highest rates of chronic undernutrition.

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Prominent Support for Welthungerhilfe

Barren landscapes, parched riverbeds, red dirt: This is the southwest of Madagascar. Michaela May travelled here to visit Tuléar.

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More projects in Madagascar

Stopping the Downward Spiral

Madagascar | 2020 – 2024 | Budget: € 2,967,048
Institutional donors: EU

Protection Against Climate Change Through Knowledge And Information

Madagascar | 2019 – 2022 | Budget: € 366,587
Institutional donors: Action Contre la Faim

Infrastructure for Small-Scale Farming

Madagascar | 2020 – 2024 | Budget: € 3,893,061
Institutional donors: EU

Sustainable Waste Management

Madagascar | 2021 – 2023 | Budget: € 1,540,000
Institutional donors: BMZ

Taking Action Before Drought Destroys Everything

Madagascar | 2020 – 2022 | Budget: € 719,327
Institutional donors: AA

Rapid and Straightforward Drought Aid

Madagascar | 2021 – 2022 | Budget: € 1,524,491

Making Sustainable Use of Madagascar's Resources

Madagascar | 2019 – 2022 | Budget: € 1,829,737
Institutional donors: BMZ

News from Madagascar

Publications about Madagascar

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Procédures Óperationelles Standard: FBF à Madagascar

Ce document détaille le processus de déblocage, de mise à disposition et de déboursement des fonds par les membres du Start Network à Madagascar, en...

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Forecast-based Financing: Standard Operating Procedures in Madagascar

This document outlines the process of how funding will be released, accessed and disbursed to Start Network members in Madagascar, in the event of a...

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Seuil de Déclenchement-Modalités: Note Conceptuelle

Le projet d’Action basée sur les prévisions (FBA) de sécheresse à Madagascar a pour but d’empêcher, ou tout du moins de minimiser, les conséquences...

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