Madagascar Country content en El Niño Set To Have A Devastating Impact On Southern Africa’s Harvests And Food Security Joint Statement by WFP, FEWS NET, EC-JRC and FAO* Southern Africa is currently in the grip of an intense drought that has expanded and strengthened since the earliest stages of the 2015-2016 agricultural season, driven by one of the strongest El Niño events of the last 50 years. Madagascar Mozambique South Africa Zambia Zimbabwe Africa Fri, 12 Feb 2016 09:21:41 +0000 WFP 648981 at USAID Brings Smiles And Hope To Drought-hit Southern Madagascar The south of Madagascar is suffering from recurrent drought, resulting in crop loss and affecting households’ access to food.  Food For Assets Madagascar Africa Food for Assets Fri, 29 Jan 2016 11:07:02 +0000 WFP 648907 at Growing Concern About El Nino’s Impact On Southern Africa As Planting Window Closes JOHANNESBURG – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is increasingly concerned about food security in southern Africa where an estimated 14 million people are facing hunger following prolonged dry spells that led to a poor harvest last year. Madagascar Malawi Mozambique Zambia Africa Mon, 18 Jan 2016 10:10:29 +0000 WFP 648814 at Resilience To Natural Disasters With Cash Transfers In Madagascar In the poor urban areas of Madagascar affected by flooding, a Cash for Assets programme funded by the European Union and implemented by the World Food Programme (WFP) enables communities to restore their livelihoods, improve their access to food and prepare for whatever the cyclone season might throw at them. Cash and Vouchers Madagascar Local Africa Cash and Vouchers Wed, 23 Dec 2015 09:44:45 +0000 Riana Ravoala 648727 at Government, UN Food Agencies Warn Of Deteriorating Food Security In Southern Madagascar ANTANANARIVO – Nearly 1.9 million people - 46 percent of the population from eight regions of Madagascar - are now food insecure with 450,000 of them facing severe food insecurity, according to the Crop and Security Assessment Mission (CFSAM), an assessment by the Government of Madagascar, United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and World Food Programme (WFP). Madagascar Africa Tue, 27 Oct 2015 13:24:39 +0000 WFP 648250 at AINA Means Life In Madagascar - It Also Means Greater Access To Food In drought-hit southern Madagascar, funding from the European Union enables the World Food Programme (WFP) and its partners to implement food- and cash-for-assets programmes that are designed to improve people’s access to food.  Madagascar Africa Food for Assets Tue, 22 Sep 2015 14:46:56 +0000 Volana Rarivoson 647945 at School Meals For Poor Children In Madagascar In the urban slum areas of Madagascar, the World Food Programme (WFP) school meals programme helps support children to attend school and keep them there, providing them with hope for a better future. Schools in Action School Meals Madagascar Local Africa School Meals Thu, 16 Jul 2015 15:03:29 +0000 WFP 647155 at Empowering Farmers In Drought-hit Southern Madagascar Southern Madagascar has suffered insufficient rainfall which in turn has caused crop failure, aggravating food insecurity. However, after several years of this pattern, the capacity of communities to bounce back is weakened. The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and its partners help them build their resilience to these shocks.      Purchase for Progress Madagascar Local Africa P4P Stories from the field Wed, 03 Jun 2015 14:09:52 +0000 Volana Rarivoson 646611 at 10 Facts About Hunger In Madagascar Here are ten facts that shed light on the hunger situation in Madagascar. Please help the World Food Programme (WFP) raise awareness by sharing these important facts on Twitter.  Madagascar Global Africa Mon, 18 May 2015 14:11:44 +0000 WFP 646399 at Keeping Hunger At Bay In Drought-hit Southern Madagascar Drought has left thousands of people at risk of hunger in southern Madagascar. WFP is implementing a range of programmes to help alleviate the suffering of the most affected communities.  Madagascar Local Food for Assets Fri, 24 Apr 2015 07:17:33 +0000 WFP 646086 at