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Drought Forces Malagasies to Rethink Eating Habits

In the drought-hit southern region of Madagascar, goats do not compete with humans for food, nibbling on the barren branches left by deforestation. Their milk is nutritious and makes delicious cheese. For Zafisolo Louis, goat farming is an economical and appropriate response to the growing effects of the climate crisis he witnesses around him. He and his children tend their herds under the blazing sun and produce their unique-tasting cheese under challenging circumstances, defying the elements to secure their future.