The government of Madagascar had asked for assistance in boosting economic activity, creating jobs, and reducing poverty in three key regional centers: Antananarivo-Antsirabe; Nosy Be; and Taolagnaro (Fort Dauphin). In particular, the government wanted a project that would build or rehabilitate infrastructure to support the tourism, manufacturing, agribusiness, and mining sectors, while stimulating overall economic activity and enhancing the capacities of local authorities to undertake regional development initiatives.
How was it done? What was the IDA contribution? Find out at IDA at Work site.