At least 20 people in one village in Madagascar have died in an outbreak of the bubonic plague.

Loss of forest cover increased sharply in Bolivia, Madagascar, and Ecuador during the third quarter of 2013, according to an update from NASA scientists.

New research suggests that extreme weather events will keep people poor in many parts of the world.

Madagascar faces a bubonic plague epidemic unless it slows the spread of the disease, experts have warned.

An island that broke up from the Indian subcontinent tens of millions of years ago, Madagascar may be the most unique place on the planet, home to rainforests and deserts and beaches, as well as co

With 57 cases in a decade, it is far below the hardest-hit countries, Congo with 10,581 and Madagascar with 7,182.

The Gangetic River Dolphin, Asian Elephant, Pangolin and Dugong (sea cow) are among some of the most endangered species from India that feature in the Evolutionary Distinct and Globally Endangered

Norman Uphoff, Professor Emeritus of Government and International Agriculture at Cornell University, served as director of the Cornell International Institute for Food, Agriculture, and Development (CIIFAD) from 1990 to 2005. During this time he became acquainted with SRI in Madagascar, and realized that “something unusual was going on” as farmers obtained average paddy yields of 8 tons/ha instead of their usual 2 tons. Recognising the huge potential benefits, he has been working ever since in favour of tests, evaluations, and of understanding SRI.

The future of urbanization points to increasing agglomeration forces through which towns and cities merge into huge continuously built up areas with variations in the diversity of economic activity. This paper reports the results of a study of urban agglomeration trends in Eastern Africa and the implications for urban policy and planning.

WB report states how climate change to hit Bangladesh; warns poorest countries to be worst sufferers

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