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Madagascar: The Malagasy-American axis is working to strengthen maritime security

Several expert members of the Center for strategic studies of Africa (CESA) which depends on the US State Department have made visits of courtesy week to several members of the Government of Madagascar.
Malagasy and U.S. officials have then worked on Tuesday during a symposium on maritime safety and illegal fishing off the coast in the Eastern Africa Horn and the Mozambique Channel.
According to the Malagasy authorities, "a first step... to strengthen local capacity and to make an inventory of the means available" had made to protect upstream inland and marine resources.
"Large oil and gas investments off-shore” are also present on area, where the need for a security tailored to the risks, as reported by the Madagascar Tribune newspaper.

Antso Rajaona

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