♦ From November to April, it is the cyclone season. The cyclone is an area of bad weather with heavy rains and strong winds with a speed of 63 km per hour, 300 km to 1500 km wide and 8 km to 10 km high ... ♦ Wheat belongs to the family of "grasses". Wheat is cultivated and produced for food, and it is compatible with hot and rainy regions ...

♦ The "Milano rika" Federation is a group of 15 artisanal fishing associations, which includes 700 fishermen in the southern part of Madagascar. Members and grassroots communities are ready to protect nature and its resources ... ♦ The guinea fowl: bird species native to Africa, there are five species in the world but only one species is found in Madagascar. Guinea fowls are classified in a family of so-called "fascianids" ...

♦ FIKITAMA or "FIkambana KIadin'ny TAntsha MAngoro" is an association which protects the environment and fights against oppression towards the peasants. This association was created in 2015 ... ♦ Dolphin: a mammal, of which there are two species namely those which live in fresh water and those which live at sea. Platanistidae have 3-4 species, but Delphinidae have 30. in the world ... ♦ Delta: find a solution to the problem of water shortage due to the effects of climate change in the municipality of Bemanonga, district of Morondava ...

♦ The AVENIR association has been working in the District of Manjakandriana since 1996. This association has carried out campaigns on environmental protection, in particular, the fight against forest fires, and the use of charcoal in the ground ... ♦ Scorpions are invertebrate insects in the “arachnid” family, of which there are 600 species in the world .... ♦ Madagascar already uses the “FireCast” tool, in partnership with Naza, for counting cases and fire protection ....

The fourth bishop of Tsiroanomandidy

Pope Francis has appointed Bishop Gabriel Randrianantenaina bishop of the diocese of Tsiroanomadidy in the region of Bongolava. Four years ago, Mgr Gustavo Bombin Espino, former bishop of this diocese, was appointed bishop of Maintirano so the diocese in question did not have a bishop. The episcopal ordination took place on Sunday July 11, 2021 at the Public High School of the city Tsiroanomandidy.

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What kind of Salesians?

From February 16 to April 04 2020, The Salesian Congregation will hold the 28th General Chapter (GC 28) in Turin-Valdocco. This chapter presents 2 messages: the return to Valdocco, the Motherhouse of Salesian, after 62 years, the last was the CG18 and the general chapter which takes its title from a question: "What kind of Salesians for the youth of today?"

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Animated by hope

On December 29th, the official commentary of the Rector Major, Fr. Ángel Fernández Artime, on the Strenna 2021 "Moved by hope: 'Behold, I make all things new' (Rev 21, 5) was published in five languages: Italian, English, Spanish, Portuguese and French.

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