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  Madagascar - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Madagascar developed a recovery plan in collaboration with the private sector and donors and presented it at a "Friends of Madagascar" conference organized by the World Bank in Paris in July 2002.
Madagascar's population is predominantly of mixed Asian and African origin, though those who are visibly Asian in appearance and culture are the minority, found in the highland regions.
Madagascar • Malawi • Mauritius • Mozambique • Rwanda • Seychelles • Somalia • Tanzania • Uganda • Zambia • Zimbabwe
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Madagascar   (4569 words)

 Madagascar   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
From the lush rainforests of the northern and eastern coasts, to the scorched heat of the south's spiny desert, Madagascar has a magnificent variety of life forms found nowhere else on earth.
It is the exceptional degree of endemic plant and animal species that causes many biologists to consider this island—; sometimes referred to as the "eighth continent"— as the planet's highest conservation priority.
WCS has worked in Madagascar for 13 years, and more than ever, our efforts include collaboration with government and local communities to foster sustainable use of natural resources both on land and at sea.
www.wcs.org /international/Africa/madagascar   (380 words)

 Madagascar,Madagascar Accommodation,Hotels,Car Rentals,Fligts
Madagascar's teeming fertile forests and geographical isolation have served to preserve and propagate 'nature's design laboratory' in a mix found nowhere else on earth.
Cut off from the African mainland for millions of years, Madagascar's forests are a naturalist's damp dream; they've preserved oddities and developed specialisations found nowhere else on earth, and you can get among them in a spectacular collection of accessible national parks.
Madagascar has some outstanding diving and snorkelling locations, despite the environmental pressures on many of the reefs.
madagascar.securebooking.org   (746 words)

 Madagascar, Africa - Travel Guide and Tourist Information
It is separated from the coast of Africa by the Mozambique Channel, the shortest distance between the island and the mainland is 400 km.
Madagascar consists mainly of a block of crystalline rocks.
It is generally described as a plateau, rising sharply from the narrow plain of the east coast and descending in a series of steps to the strip of sedimentary rocks along the west coast.
www.africaguide.com /country/madagas/index.htm   (296 words)

 African Studies Center | Madagascar Page
The displayed paintings of Emile Ralambo Madagascar is don by the Museum Society which seeks the preservation of Malagasy art and cultural heritage.
This paper was presented at the International Symposium on the Biogeography of Madagascar held in Paris 26-28 September 1995.
It's suggested that lemurs made their way to Madagascar from the larger African continent millions of years ago and have since adapted and evolved into the diverse number of species we see today.
www.africa.upenn.edu /Country_Specific/Madagascar.html   (372 words)

 Madagascar (04/06)
Absolute French control over Madagascar was established by military force in 1895-96, and the Merina monarchy was abolished.
Madagascar maintains an embassy in the United States at 2374 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20008 (tel.
In 1990, Madagascar was designated as a priority aid recipient, and assistance increased from $15 million in 1989 to $40 million in 1993.
www.state.gov /r/pa/ei/bgn/5460.htm   (3343 words)

 Madagascar - Republic of Madagascar - Country Profile - Republique de Madagascar - Repoblikan'i Madagasikara - Africa - ...
Madagascar, the Red Island, the Rainbow Island, the Eighth Continent, there are many names for the world's 4th largest island.
Madagascar is situated in the south western area of the Indian Ocean east of the coast of Africa about 400 km off the coast of Mozambique.
Madagascar is inhabited by various ethnic groups of Malayo-Indonesian, mixed African and Malayo-Indonesian, and Arab ancestry.
www.nationsonline.org /oneworld/madagascar.htm   (736 words)

Madagascar has long been known as home to unique and diverse species of wildlife.
Today, under the capable leadership of Marc Ravalomanana and embracing a new philosophy of responsible development with increased emphasis on biodiversity and cultural richness, Madagascar may be turning the corner after the political turmoil of 2002.
Madagascar's reefs escape damage from global warming (22 June)
www.wildmadagascar.org   (136 words)

 Madagascar - Avalon Tour Operator in Nosy Be
In regards to the origin of Madagascar, one theory which keeps coming up is that of Gondwana, who put forward the theory of the sliding continents.
Madagascar has not become a very much in demand tourist destination.
An area of 587.000 kms 5.000km of coast Madagascar offers to the travelers a great chance to discover a wild and exclusive nature, in incessant progress.
www.madagascar-nosybe.com   (328 words)

Madagascar: Bibliography - Bibliography See R. Kent, From Madagascar to the Malagasy Republic (1962) and Early Kingdoms in...
The "degraded" tapia woodlands of highland Madagascar: rural economy, fire ecology, and forest conservation.
Prickly pear cactus and pastoralism in Southwest Madagascar.
www.infoplease.com /ipa/A0107743.html   (712 words)

 Madagascar on the Internet
Briefly describes the project by Academy's botanists and entomologists to inventory the fauna and flora of Madagascar where over 80% of the plants and almost 90% of the animals are only found on theisland.
Matera Madagascar news covers the Indian Ocean and is available thru subscription (by e-mail or in print).
Has a directory of Madagascar web sites, news, the economy, sports, culture, TV schedules, etc. Internet service provider whose major shareholder is France Télécom.
www-sul.stanford.edu /depts/ssrg/africa/madag.html   (2012 words)

Madagascar is content with being a genial kids' movie, cute, sporadically clever, rarely memorable.
Nearly all of Madagascar's laughs come from the supporting characters, and from a movie that stars Ben Stiller and Chris Rock, that's a pretty telling statement.
It's a nice-looking movie that makes a good first impression, but the longer Madagascar plays the less interest it sustains in its story of a zoo-kept lion and zebra who take a walk on the wild side.
www.rottentomatoes.com /m/madagascar   (933 words)

 Ethnologue report for Madagascar
South central Madagascar, Ibara, south of Betsileo, west of Tesaka, east of Masikoro, north of Anosy, Androy, and Mahafaly.
The closest language outside of Madagascar is Ma'anyan in south Borneo (Kalimantan, Indonesia).
East coast of Madagascar, Toamasina Province, Mahanoro District; Fianarantsoa Province, Nosy Varika, Mananjary, Manakara Atsimo districts.
www.ethnologue.com /show_country.asp?name=Madagascar   (223 words)

 Madagascar (Xbox)
Based on the highly anticipated animated feature film from DreamWorks, Madagascar is the only game that lets players enter the world of four hilarious Central Park Zoo animals -- a personality-packed crew made up of a lion, zebra, giraffe and hippo.
Players must master each animal's natural skills while adventuring through the exciting city of New York and the dangerous island of Madagascar, interacting with other animals and tackling obstacles and enemies in scenarios from the movie and beyond.
Madagascar is the only game that lets players enter the world of four hilarious Central Park Zoo animals—a personality-packed crew made up of a lion, zebra, giraffe and hippo.
games.teamxbox.com /xbox/1069/Madagascar   (205 words)

 Madagascar: Menus & Recipes from Africa
Madagascar, "The Great Red Island" as it is often called, is officially known as the Malagasy Republic.
It is the fourth largest island in the world and is a land of sheer beauty.
The people of Madagascar are mostly Malayan Polynesian with some admixture of Indian, Arab, African, and European.
www.africa.upenn.edu /Cookbook/Madagascar.html   (1480 words)

 Madagascar (2005)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Those are hard movies to follow but Madagascar is by no means a bad movie.
The simple plot was that 4 animals raised in a zoo venture out into the wild and quickly realize how easy they had it back home in the New York Zoo.
There was quite a few humorous scenes in Madagascar, but my favorite has to be the "distinguished" chimps who get offended that the thought of looking or smelling like a monkey is bad.
www.imdb.com /title/tt0351283   (568 words)

Evidence of yellow fever immunization is required for all travelers who have been in an infected zone within 6 months of their arrival in Madagascar.
In Madagascar, one drives on the right side of the road, generally yielding the right of way to vehicles coming in from the left.
Air Madagascar often changes in-country flight schedules, based on how full the flight is, with little or no prior warning to passengers.
travel.state.gov /travel/cis_pa_tw/cis/cis_957.html   (2418 words)

 WTO | Madagascar - Member information
This page gathers key information on Madagascar's participation in the WTO.
Madagascar has been a member of WTO since 17 November 1995.
Madagascar's Uruguay Round goods schedules (zip format, 13 KB)
www.wto.org /english/thewto_e/countries_e/madagascar_e.htm   (193 words)

 Madagascar Maps - Perry-Castañeda Map Collection - UT Library Online
Madagascar (Political) 2003 (223K) and pdf format (217K)
Madagascar - Minerals and Industry from The Indian Ocean Atlas, 1976 (76K)
Madagascar - Population Density and Ethnic Groups from The Indian Ocean Atlas, 1976 (80K)
www.lib.utexas.edu /maps/madagascar.html   (130 words)

 Amazon.com: Madagascar (Widescreen Edition): DVD: Jada Pinkett Smith,Chris Rock,David Schwimmer,Tom McGrath ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
In the sprightly Madagascar, a mid-life crisis inspires Marty the Zebra (voiced by Chris Rock) to escape from his lifelong home, a New York zoo.
Madagascar doesn't achieve the snappy perfection of a Pixar movie, but it tops most other computer-animated efforts; the collision of friendship and predator instincts makes for an unusually gripping conflict.
"Madagascar" is not only a great animated film and packs as many laughs into it's hour and half as either "Shrek" movie did, "Madagascar" is just a great comedy.
www.amazon.com /Madagascar-Widescreen-Jada-Pinkett-Smith/dp/B00005JNX0   (1803 words)

 Madagascar and the IMF -- Page 1 of 5
Listed below are items related to the Republic of Madagascar, in reverse chronological order (you can also view items by category).
August 16, 2006 -- Republic of Madagascar: Request for a Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Activation of the Trade Integration Mechanism - Staff Report; Staff Statement; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Republic of Madagascar
May 10, 2005 -- Republic of Madagascar: Sixth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility-Staff Report; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Republic of Madagascar
www.imf.org /external/country/MDG   (582 words)

 Madagascar (2005) - MovieWeb
This computer-animated comedy stars four civilized Central Park Zoo animals who have spent their entire lives in blissful captivity.
But when they are unexpectedly shipped to Africa and get shipwrecked on the exotic island of Madagascar, these native New Yorkers must try to survive and come to terms with what it truly means to be 'wild'.
Madagascar the Number One DVD of the Week
www.movieweb.com /movies/film.php?1039   (248 words)

 Cortez Travel and Expeditions home page - Travel Arrangements to Madagascar - Independent, Custom, and Group Itineraries
Madagascar is an Eden-like garden of riches, filled with a diversity of life and geography unequaled anywhere else on earth.
Please click on the categories above, or check our site map to take a breathtaking tour of this delightful island country and her people.
You may also click here to request a brochure about Madagascar.
www.air-mad.com   (183 words)

 Governments on the WWW: Madagascar
Ambassade de Madagascar à Bonn, Allemagne [Embassy of Madagascar in Bonn, Germany]
Mission Permanente de Madagascar auprès des Nations-Unies à Genève [Permanent Mission of Madagascar to the United Nations in Geneva]
Mission Permanente de Madagascar auprès des Nations-Unies à New York [Permanent Mission of Madagascar to the United Nations in New York]
www.gksoft.com /govt/en/mg.html   (288 words)

 Madagascar (2005) - Moviefone
Madagascar (2005), Preview, Cast and Crew Info, Reviews, Plot Summary, Trailers, Video, Posters, Photos, and Showtimes.
Zach Braff and Rachel Bilson get ready to party like rock stars at the CD release shindig for 'The Last Kiss' soundtrack.
Madagascar (2005) - Cast & Crew, movie showtimes, plot, synopsis, exclusive features, trailers, clips, theater listings, reviews, message boards, dvd, videos, rentals and more on Moviefone.
movies.aol.com /movie/madagascar-2005/19134/main   (284 words)

 Madagascar Travel : Wildlife Tours and Beach Holidays
Madagascar Travel : Wildlife Tours and Beach Holidays
Madagascar lies 400 kilometres off the east coast of Africa and offers diverse and spectacular scenery: mountains, deserts, rainforests, dazzling beaches fringing the Indian Ocean and island archipelagos linked by coral reefs and clear turquoise waters.
Madagascar Travel offers an extensive range of hotels, wildlife and birding tours, beach and diving vacations, group travel and tailor-made holidays.
www.madagascar-travel.net   (65 words)

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