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Stretch of Rice paddy  

Stretch of Rice paddy

Anjozorobe, Madagascar's Highlands, A teacher's view

May 1st 2009
3 hours drive north of Madagascar’s capital, Antananarivo, is a small agricultural town named Anjozorobe. It is surrounded by green hills and enormous stretches of rice paddies. Local farmers are certainly liable to the slash and burn culture, which means there are few trees about, but the production of nutritious red rice still has high yields. People wear a huge array of hats. Some don more t ... read more
Africa » Madagascar » Antananarivo » Ankorondrano

Malagasy Flag Formerly an independent kingdom, Madagascar became a French colony in 1896, but regained its independence in 1960. During 1992-93, free presidential and National Assembly elections were held, ending 17 years of single-party rule. In 1997, in the seco... ... read more
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