Proposals Madagascar from April, 2014
Madagascar is a country where Internet takes bigger and bigger place. Betwen 2007 and 2011, the number of internaut has quadriplued. People look after informations, jobs and several opportunities. Blogs can respond to these several needings however blogging word is quiet weel-known yet. There are bloggers whon leaved adventures because of a lack of motivation and recognition. That's why the idea of a “Madagascar Blog Awards” to contribute in the spreading of freedom of expression.
Malagasy Youth Voice is a project aiming at giving an opportunity for the voice of Malagasy youth about the future they want to be heard beyond boarders. In Madagascar, young people are underestimated due to our culture and our top down where only the voice of the elders is meant to be heard and due to system that makes that decisions are made without consultation with young people. Time is up now to offer opportunity for them to make their voice. The activities encompass training of trainers about advocacy, media advocacy, use of social media for advocacy, about photography and voice image.
The TA.ZA.MI abbreviation stands for Tanora Zandry Miblog and translated literally as Younger Young Blogging. This project is mainly intended to train and to encourage young motivated people to create blogs by using social networking tools such as: WordPress, Facebook, Twitter, etc to enable local younger generations to create, share, and rank development activities which may unlock their hidden knowledges, cultures, stories and ability to act on environmental issues within our community. They might be key tools to reduce and mitigate poverty, empower citizens and strengthen their self-conf