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How do you track a secretive hawk? Follow the isotopes.

A study has found that the rare Henst's goshawk of Madagascar hunts lemurs in low-lying areas that are most at risk to deforestation. Researchers could use this isotope analysis to study the habitat and prey needs of other threatened species that are difficult to track.

- ScienceDaily - US

Mada Underground: Street Art in Madagascar.

Madagascan slam poets, artists and skateboarders make space for creative expression despite poverty and colonial legacy.

- Al Jazeera - QA

Conflicts and drought spur hunger, despite ample global food supply.

Source: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Country: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Guinea, Haiti, Iraq, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

Meet Madagascar's Vanilla King.

If you had to be the king of something, you could do much worse than Kung Leng, whose work with vanilla is the stuff of legend.

- OZY - US

15,000 people displaced every day inside African countries.

Source: Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre Country: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Libya, Madagascar, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Uganda, World As the world focuses its attention on protecting refugees coming out of Africa, ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

Madagascar's plague epidemic is slowing, but we must sustain response - WHO.

Source: World Health Organization Country: Madagascar The worst of the outbreak is over, but we must stand ready to detect and respond to new infections until the end of the plague season in April 2018,' said WHO Director-General.27 NOVEMBER 2017 | ANTANANARIVO, MADAGASCAR - Madagascar's unprecedented outbreak of pneumonic ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

At least five million people across southern Africa need help.

Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, Regional Interagency Standing Committee, Southern Africa Country: Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, United Republic of Tanzania, World, Zambia, Zimbabwe Normal to ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

Business Development in Madagascar: How to Enable Entrepreneurialism.

Research Event 15 Nov 2017 - 12:00 to 13:00Add to CalendariCalendar Outlook Google Yahoo Chatham House, London Africa Programme Erick Rajaonary, CEO of the GuanoMad Group; President, Association of the Madagascar Entrepreneurs Register Interest Madagascar's business environment has improved in a period of stability ushered ...

- Chatham House - UK