- 1 Overview
- 2 Education in Madagascar
- 3 Internet in Madagascar
- 4 Copyright law in Madagascar
- 5 OER Initiatives in Madagascar
- 6 References
Madagascar, officially the Republic of Madagascar (Malagasy: Repoblikan'i Madagasikara; French: République de Madagascar), is an island country in the Indian Ocean, off the southeastern coast of Africa. The nation comprises the island of Madagascar (the fourth-largest island in the world), as well as numerous smaller peripheral islands. The capital is Antananarivo and the population is 22,005,222.
For further general information see Wikipedia:Madagascar.
Education in Madagascar
For a general description of education in Madagascar see Education:Madagascar.
For a description more focussed to e-learning see E-learning:Madagascar.
Internet in Madagascar
Internet in Education
Copyright law in Madagascar
Copyright law in Education
OER Initiatives in Madagascar
UNESCO reports some involvement in Madagascar with open access publishing, particularly from Madagascar Conservation and Development: http://www.unesco.org/new/en/communication-and-information/portals-and-platforms/goap/access-by-region/africa/madagascar/
National OER initiatives
Regional OER initiatives
Institutional OER initiatives
The Universite d’Antananarivo in Madagascar was involved with the African Virtual University's Multinational Project, primarily funded from the African Development Bank (AfDB) and partially funded from the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) Somalia, and implemented in ten countries with 12 institutions. The aim of the project was to collaboratively develop OER and give training and capacity building in ICT. More details here: https://oerknowledgecloud.org/sites/oerknowledgecloud.org/files/pub_PS_OER-IRP_web.pdf and here: http://www.avu.org/AVU-Multinational-Support-Project/avu-multinational-support-project.html