News Madagascar » Economy: Madagascar's Homegrown Auto Industry Is Fascinating
Karenjy was started back in 1984 by Madagascar’s government in an attempt to diversify the island nation’s economy beyond vanilla bean farming and light textile industries. This first era of Karenjy (which means “stroll” in Malagasy) wasn’t ...
News Madagascar » Economy: Synergy Flavors Builds Two New Schools in Madagascar
Madagascar has a historically challenged economy, where more than 80 percent of the population has an income of less than one dollar per day, according to MDF. Antohomaro and Farahalana are located in the SAVA region, which produces nearly 80 percent of ...
News Madagascar » Economy: How Can the CFTA Help Africa Respond to its Economic Transformation Imperative?
Notwithstanding the spectacular economic growth registered in the 2000s ... South African firms have invested in Lesotho and Swaziland, and Mauritian firms in Madagascar, to supply South African clothing retail chains. Compared to firms supplying ...
News Madagascar » Economy: ISS Today: Madagascar's Hery must avoid the worst plague of all
In November last year, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) justified the release of a further $44.5-million in credit to Madagascar by saying the Hery government’s implementation of its economic programme supported by the loan “has remained strong”.
News Madagascar » Economy: Meeting the Armed Bandits of Madagascar
In Madagascar’s vast, roadless expanses ... For the pastoralist tribes who call the savanna home, both economy and culture revolve around cattle. Here, small-scale zebu theft is not a new phenomenon, but decades of regional insecurity, poverty of ...
News Madagascar » Economy: Madagascar has a hi-tech waterless toilet that charges your phone
Madagascar has so much groundwater that many Antananarivo ... absences from school and other missed opportunities, the economic toll can vary from 1 to 4 percent of GDP, and in some cases even higher. There’s also an environmental price to pay for ...
News Madagascar » Economy: The daily reality of working poverty
Fanjamalala, from Madagascar, lives with four teenaged children – two ... workers like Louisette Fanjamalala have no other choice than working in the informal economy to survive,” Ntsay added. “Working poverty continues to fall but – again ...
News Madagascar » Economy: The African Slave Trade, Economics and Capitalism
Western chattel slavery, as an economic system, also helped in the development of ... and Southeast Africa (from the Cape of Good Hope to the Cape of Delgado, including Madagascar). The slave trade had the greatest impact on central and western Africa.
News Madagascar » Economy: Extending the Economic Freedom of the World Index to the Cold War Era
The Economic Freedom of the World (EFW ... Among those that are also in the bottom 10 are Central African Republic (82nd), Madagascar (81st), Benin (80th), and Tunisia (79th). Another nine countries are added for 1965, all of which are in Africa.
News Madagascar » Economy: Madagascar's Hery must avoid the worst plague of all
In November last year, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) justified the release of a further US$44.5 million in credit to Madagascar by saying the Hery government’s implementation of its economic program supported by the loan ‘has remained strong’.