Baomiavotse Vahinala Raharinirina
Minister of Environment and Sustainable Development of Madagascar
Baomiavotse Vahinala Raharinirina, Minister of Environment and Sustainable Development of Madagascar since January 2020, Doctor in economics of the environment and natural resources. His doctoral thesis was precisely on the economic valuation of biodiversity through bioprospecting contracts and the essential oils sector: the case of Madagascar. She has acted for the transitional phase towards the recovery of post-pandemic daily activities, including medical and traditional valuing the contribution and knowledge of indigenous peoples and local communities, through the use of medicinal plants and other resources offered by nature and the mobilization of local committees and regional task forces in the sustainable management of natural resources and the fight against illegal exploitation and illegal trade in wild fauna and flora.