The Ho Avy Association and it's partners from the Universita Degli Studi di Torino in Italy, the European Union, BIRD contract n. FED/2009/217077 GERP Groupe d'Etude et de Recherche sur les Primates de Madagascar and Jane Goodall's Roots & Shoots program in Antananarivo donated 78 solar ovens to the Ranobe community and community center. In addition another 22 fuel efficient wood-burning stoves were donated in loving memory of Federica.
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University of Toliara supports our research by engaging local masters students in the Biodiversity and English departments.
Created by Michael van Rooyen and Anthony Arnold our new video spot will take you directly to Ranobe! Enjoy!
In July a PhD candidate Ondra Cundr from the Czech Agricultural Institute arrived along with two other students in SW Madagascar on his second trip to set up a second generation biogas digester in Isalo National Park.
Ho Avy just recently got funding for the project that aims to set up wells as a reliable source of clean drinking water for Ranobe villagers. With strict time-limit to complete the project by mid-November Ho Avy has been in high gear with the help of our new, highly motivated social-coordinator Balzac.
The “Terra Preta ny Madagasikara” soil improvement project supported by Rufford Small Grants has produced some very noticeable results. In areas where soils have been amended with charcoal and nitrogen rich compost, we have giant squash, a plethora of tomatoes, beets, carrots, basil, and salad never grown in the village before.