Issue 7 of the African Sea Turtle Newsletter features an article about some recent illegal take incidents of leatherback turtles. Both countries face very similar conservation threats for leatherbacks with regards to artisanal fisheries bycatch and illegal take and use of turtle meat, eggs and carapaces.
Read the full article here: (Williams 2017) ASTN
Williams JL. (2017) Illegal Take and Consumption of Leatherback Sea Turtles (Dermochelys coriacea) in Madagascar and Mozambique. African Sea Turtle Newsletter 7: 25-28.