Magascar: Do We Deserve Global Award 2006?

At Madagascar Croissance, Aiky is happy (Fr) that Madagascar improved its image and that of its environment in the past couple of years leading to the country receiving the Global Award this year. However, the blogger wonders whether the award is indeed deserved given the endurance of certain problematic environmental practices. (The Global Award is issued by the British Guild of Travel Writers.)

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  • […] Indian Ocean water must contain a special tech mineral. Madagascar though lacking La Reunion’s aggregator and French ressources, managed to pull together a very cohesive and active blogosphere with a collective blog Malagasy Miray, over a dozen active bloggers (this does not include their growing crop of English-speaking bloggers), a blogger’s meet January 5th“Malagasyscopy”, a “communal post” on Malagasy identity abroad to which most Malagasy bloggers contributed their 2 cents. One wonders whether this incredible momentum is not owed to the government’s recent efforts to refurbish the country’s image but active, enthusiastic diasporans probably deserve credit too. Alice Backer […]

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