Posted by: APO | 4 June 2019

Belgium supports FAO to protect the livelihoods of people in southern Madagascar in response to the 2019 El Niño drought conditions

Southern Madagascar is characterized by a semi-arid climate, and is regularly affected by periods of drought, along with drying winds and wind erosion. Here, vulnerable households’ livelihoods are precarious and not diversified, and are mainly dependent on agricultural and livestock activities. In addition, more than 90 percent of the Malagasy population lives below the poverty line. Chronic drought… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/belgium-supports-fao–protect-the-livelihoods-of-people-in-southern-madagascar-in-response-to-the-2019-el-nino-drought-conditions?lang=en


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