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Madagascar paddy farmers rise up against ‘new city’

By AFP
17 Nov 2019   |   4:22 pm   |  
Anger is boiling over in the hills surrounding Antananarivo over plans to relocate part of Madagascar's choked capital to emerald-green farmland. Hundreds of farmers in Ambohitrimanjaka village are facing off with the authorities over a presidential scheme that threatens to engulf a thousand hectares (2,500 acres) of rice fields.


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