Rija Ranaivoarison

Senior Consultant

Rija Ranaivoarison

Nationality: Malagasy

Qualification: PhD in Agricultural and Environmental Economics from the University of Giessen, Germany.

Skills: Natural resource management, agricultural and environmental project coordination, land management policies, ecosystem services valuation, economic analysis.

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With more than 25 years of experience in natural resource management and environmental project coordination, Rija Ranaivoarison is a highly valued consultant. His expertise encompasses policy implementation, ecosystem service valuation, and sustainable finance. Rija’s contributions to Madagascar’s environmental initiatives have been pivotal, from integrating natural capital into national accounting systems to assessing the economic impact of protected areas.

His work in blue finance and marine resource analysis further underscores his strategic insights. Rija’s diverse skill set and extensive experience make him an indispensable asset in promoting sustainable development practices both nationally and internationally. With a PhD in Agricultural and Environmental Economics from the University of Giessen, Germany, Rija has a solid academic background to complement his practical experience.

He has demonstrated an ability to collaborate effectively with international organizations, government agencies, and local communities, fostering partnerships that drive positive change. Rija’s passion for environmental sustainability and his dedication to finding innovative solutions make him an exceptional consultant, capable of addressing complex challenges with creativity and expertise.

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