Growing legumes could at once provide African farmers with fertilisers and food crops. However, researchers warn this is not a one-size-fits-all solution.
An investigation has revealed that French tech firms, seeking to create an AI “à la française”, have turned to one of the country’s former colonies, Madagascar, for low-cost labour.
The largest birds that ever lived on Earth, elephant birds have a spotty fossil record. But understanding them could help protect Madagascar’s biodiversity.
Tropical cyclones are becoming more frequent in the Indian Ocean. Here’s why and what that means.
A new image has been taken of the whole Earth 50 years after the first - revealing noticeable changes to its surface.
Climate change is a huge threat to Madagascar’s four forest types – urgent action is needed to ensure they don’t disappear completely.
The findings have repercussions today: it is clear that slow-growing animals will be the most vulnerable to extinction amid shifting climates.
The trend globally is for countries to be explicit about their maritime interests, underpinned by a sound security strategy.
Of the 20 million people living with sickle cell disease globally, more than 66% are in sub-Saharan Africa.
Designed by scientists, a comic book empowers the reader to become a pioneer of cutting-edge, agro-ecological farming in developing countries.
Many of Africa’s forests are unknown to the public at large, yet so fascinating and important.
The failures of nominally elected governments has denied leaders - as well as the democratic system - a vanguard popular constituency.
If the local context and priorities of those who most directly rely on natural resources for their survival isn’t considered, conservation efforts will continue to fail.
Macron’s approach to Africa policy emulates the 1950’s strategies. Why? A big part of the answer can be found in the fact that today’s global circumstances are similar to those of post-World War II.
L’opinion généralement acceptée est que Madagascar n'a pas de chats indigènes, pourtant ils sont très nombreux.
Out of the last six years in Madagascar, five years have had poor or very bad rainy seasons.
Madagascar semble se diriger vers une nouvelle crise politique, beaucoup plus complexe et probablement plus violente que les précédentes.
Madagascar seems to be heading towards a new political crisis, much more complex and probably more violent than the previous ones.
Most of Madagascar’s conservation and research projects are conceptualised and funded from abroad.
There is more support for democracy among African people than is often recognised. Yet this can be undermined by election rigging and is lower in countries like Lesotho, Mozambique and South Africa.