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Madagascar was a French colony until 1960, after which it endured numerous political crises and suffered from inept economic policy, notably under the authoritarian rule of Admiral Didier Ratsiraka. After the latest political crisis in 2002, President Ravalomanana began many reform projects with the aim of boosting the economy, particularly by attracting more foreign investment. However, the country remains one of the world's poorest.

Population: 20 million.
Languages: Malagasy, French.
Religions: traditional, Christian.

52% of Malagasy citizens practice indigenous religious beliefs. 40% are Christian, but many of the Christian churches incorporate indigenous practices, such as communication with the dead.

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CBM activities The first visit to Madagascar was in 2003. Visits are made to and from the ecclesia on Mauritius.

Ecclesias None. 2 members.

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