The Madagascar Biodiversity Foundation (FAPBM) is changing its funding procedures to make them more effective and efficient. Funding has so far been provided on the basis of the size and pressures of each protected area. After analysis, it was found that the management capacity of each manager is also a determining criterion on the results obtained from the funding. It will now also be taken into account by the foundation.
Stories – Madagascar
The Tany Meva Foundation works for the sustainable development of Madagascar through the financing of projects combining environmental protection and Community Development. In 2019, Tany Meva further encouraged initiatives to improve living conditions and mitigate climate change in southern Madagascar, particularly in the Atsimo Andrefana, Androy, Anosy and Ihorombe regions.
The inhabitants of the Rural Municipality of Ambatomanoina and its surroundings exchanged candles and oil lamps to illuminate their homes. New economic activities have developed there, including the manufacture of food ice, the creation of metal and welding workshops, hairdressing salons, pastry shops and food stores.