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Short supply and rising demand have made vanilla more valuable than silver in Madagascar. Farmers and hustlers are getting rich quick, but there are worries that the market could suddenly collapse.
Madagascar, the world's main source of vanilla, has seen traditional farming methods upset by a recent craving for the spice in China. While the Madagascan government stands by, Chinese profiteers wreak havoc on the trade.
Tuna is being fished to extinction. Despite this, efforts to protect fish stocks are being undermined as legal loopholes on the high-seas have created a multi-million dollar trade in illegal catches.
Using undercover filming, this powerful investigation exposes a booming child sex trade. In the hub of Madagascar, one of the world's poorest countries, prostitution is seen as an unavoidable means of survival.
In Madagascar, twins are seen as harbingers of doom and are often separated, adopted out or simply left to die. But some locals along with the international community are trying to change this belief.
President Ravalomanana is scared. His people are protesting and former DJ Rajoelina has declared himself President. Yet with so much bloodshed and rioting can media shy Rajoelina''s coup ever succeed?
The struggle for power in Madagascar between two political rivals has torn the country apart. Starvation, unemployment and economic chaos has ensued.
Madagascans are far less squeamish about death than we are. They say they’re Christians, but have no qualms about consecrating their relatives’ graves.