Other On-Line Resources Related to Madagascar
The index has been created by The Norwegian
Council for Africa, as part of its comprehensive
effort to strengthen the knowledge of Africa
and African affairs. The projects has been developed
in cooperation with the information company
Gazette, and wit h financial support from the
Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Madagascar (Karen Fung)
Resources represents part of Karen Fung's "Africa
South of the Sahara Electronic Guide". It covers:
news, history, geography, etc..
The Ethnologue is a catalog of the world's languages
including information on alternate names, number
of speakers, location, dialects, linguistic affiliation,
and other sociolinguistic and demographic information.
This database represents the 12th edition of the
Ethnologue, published in 1992.
- The culture of Madagascar
This website provides information and links about many aspects of Malagasy culture.
- Malagasy Indo-autralomalesian
Phytogeographic Connections (George Schatz)
This paper was presented at the International
Symposium on the Biogeography of Madagascar
held in Paris 26-28 September 1995. The printed
version of the paper will appear in the Symposium
volume in early 1996 (Schatz, G.E. Malagasy/Indo-Australo-Malesian
phytogeographic connections. In: W.R. Louren¨o
(ed.), Biogeography of Madagascar. Editions
sights and sounds
Pictures, sounds and information about the Lemurs
The new Constitution was drafted by the multiparty
conference National Front and received a 70
percent approval in the referendum on 19 Aug
1992. The ICL edition does not yet include the
amendments of Sep 1995 extending presidential
powers. Those amendments give the President
rather than the Parliament the right to appoint
a Prime Minister.
- Some Vascular Plants of Madagascar
The Conspectus of the Vascular Plants of Madagascar
Project is an international, multi-institutional
effort, whose goal is to make information on
all vascular plants occurring in Madagascar
Living Edens: Madagascar
PBS resources on Madagascr natural history,
and classroom resources
- US Mission:
Resources about the US Embassy in Madagascar,
and business opportunites under AGOA initiative
- Top News
Current news on Madagascar provided by all.Africa.Com.
Daily newspaper (in French)
About USAID projects in Madascar in areas of
health, environment, democacy and economic growth
Photographs of Madagascar covering: wildlife,
beaches, boats, and flora
It's suggested that lemurs made their way to
Madagascar from the larger African continent
millions of years ago and have since adapted
and evolved into the diverse number of species
we see today.
Black and white daily life photographs from
Picture collections of Madagascar flora and
fauna, people and lanscapes.
- The music of Madagascar
This page provides information about popular Malagasy musicians, musical styles, and instruments.
Dr. Ali B.