Men and women stand along the edge of a greenhouse plot, planting seedlings.

In Mananjary District, Madagascar, residents in the village of Tsaravinary Ambohimiarina tend to seedlings in May of 2019 in one of the 20 nurseries set up by Catholic Relief Services through the SPICES project. Through this project, CRS is working to both reduce deforestation by providing local access to a range of tree seedlings, and bolster livelihoods through training and access to valuable cash crops like vanilla, pepper, cinnamon and turmeric. The goal of the SPICES project is to improve local management of forested and agricultural landscapes, strengthen adaptive capacity and reduce exposure to the risks of climate change.

Reducing deforestation in Madagascar

Copyright © 2019 Mark Metzger/Catholic Relief Services

Country Madagascar
Topics Adaptation

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