The French Red Cross Foundation is a research foundation dedicated to humanitarian and social action. A foundation of public utility (FRUP), it represents the will of the French Red Cross to promote scientific knowledge, ethical reflection and social innovation in order to advance action in the service of the most vulnerable.
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The district of Ambovombe-Androy is strongly affected by climate hazards and food insecurity. Located in the south of Madagascar, it also provides an example of a traditional society which is deeply rooted in the lives of the population, with codified behaviours and social relationships. Tantely Andrianantoandro, Foundation research grantee,...
In the context of development assistance, NGOs willingly lend their support to the “informal” sector. Analysing the micro-activities of the agro-food transformation in Ouagadougou, Roberta Rubino, Foundation research grantee, questions the strategy which aims to help traditional micro-activities at the expense of semi-industrial businesses. In her opinion, the choice...