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Madagascar: Poverty increases at an alarming rate according to the UN




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Poverty has experienced an alarming growth in Madagascar since 2009 after the takeover of the President of the Transition, Andry Rajoelina, who has pushed out the country's former president, Marc Ravalomanana, and the political crisis that is followed for four long years.
 
This alarming compiled by the United Nations in particular emphasizes that four out of five people at the heart of a population of 16 million now live below the poverty line, an increase of 12% compared to the situation in 2009.
 
While the age of 20 account for half the number of the population, it is the children who are hit hard by the deterioration of the general state of affairs in the country.
 
A quarter of them come out of school themselves and more than half of young children suffering from malnutrition have serious problems of growth.
 
The economic balance sheet at heart of this instability is also much rejoicing with unemployment exploded and workers who now occupy precarious jobs "vulnerable" which may lose at any time.
 
The economy of Madagascar turns as well in neutral with zero growth or negative for four years now.
In the mid-2000s, the Malagasy growth was approximately 5%.
 
The removal of international aid due to the turn of political events in Madagascar is the primary reason for the current situation in Madagascar. In addition, all social indicators are in the red.
 
Meanwhile, insecurity and corruption are gaining ground all over the Big Island.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 



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