The reforestation NGO, Graine de Vie (Seed of Life), has been active in environmental protection in Madagascar for 14 years and has 322 tree plantations across the island, but is now reducing its activities here due to what it perceives to be a lack of support for environmental programs by the Malagasy government.

Madagascar: the reforestation NGO Graine de Vie reduces its activities and raises a cry of alarm

The year 2022 was a disaster for Madagascar’s forest reserves, which have been devastated by intentionally-set fires, even within parks and reserves that are protected by firebreaks.

Video: Graine de Vie Cry of Alarm

Frédéric Debouche, President of Graine de Vie Madagascar, describes the situation in this video (video in French).