Project details : ADRA is working in partnership with local NGOs Association Intercooperation Madagascar and Manambina to improve agricultural production and market access in the southern districts of Bekily and Betroka
. We will work with almost 225,000 beneficiaries in 21 communes in Betroka
and 195,000 beneficiaries in 21 communes in Bekily.
Malosa, Malawi; loose, crude, thumbnail-size, gray-green crystals of kornerupine from Betroka
, Madagascar; loose, sharp crystals of rutile from Alto Ligonha, Mozambique; and plenty more.
I was also shown some blue spinel crystals from Betroka
, Madagascar, which are glassier and quite a bit better than most I've seen before.
Yellow Orthoclase (Sanidine) from South Betroka, Madagascar
Lacroix (1922) first reported transparent yellow orthoclase from near the village of Itrongay between the small towns of Betroka and Benenitra in his Mineralogie de Madagascar.
Larry Venezia (115 Coleridge St., East Boston, MA 02128) has recently obtained a lot of lustrous, gemmy, equant crystals of colorless orthoclase from South Betroka
, and a new supply of manandonite is available from KARP Minerals.