Voahangiarivelona Hanitriniaina Razafindrahanta

Ministry of the Environment and Sustainable Development, Madagascar

As the Director of Reforestation, Landscape, and Forest Management, Razafindrahanta’s focus lay on sustainable land management, soil and watershed protection and the development of the management plan of landscapes and forests. She also works in reforestation, fire management and civic education.

As the Focal Point of Global Soil Partnerships, Razafindrahanta represents Madagascar on soil activities. She leads a sustainable land management initiative and a green centuries project in Southern Madagascar. In her role as a Focal Point on Reforestation with Imperial Brands Madagascar, the establishment of botanic parks in five regions in Madagascar is one of her responsibilities. She is also the interlocutor between the private sector and the Ministry of the Environment and Sustainable Development on implementing reforestation measures.