In this radio program, Cultural Survival speaks to Ketakandriana Rafitoson. Ketakandriana Rafitoson is an advocate for the rights of the Malagasy people from Madagascar, who are the traditional custodians of the land.
Produced by Dev Kumar Sunuwar (Sunuwar)
Interviewee: Ketakandriana Rafitoson (Malagasy)
Music: "LIBRES Y VIVAS by MARE ADVETENCIA, used with permission.
"Burn your village to the ground", by The Halluci Nation, used with permission.
George ‘Bic’ Manahira describes how his community established the
world's first community-run octopus, sea grass, and mangrove reserve in partnership with Blue Ventures, a UK-based NGO, in order to strengthen the traditional sea-resource-based livelihood of the coastal Indigenous communities in Madagascar. They hope to expand and improve on the model in collaboration with other Indigenous groups and leaders in the coming years.