Author Archives: Angela Tarimy

Three steps to success in Satellite Image Classification, Method of Project Manondroala Humid forest mapping

The training was a veritable success! About forty participants from various governmental and non-governmental organizations attended with enthusiasm the workshop on sharing the Manondroala method of humid forest mapping – organized by the Finnish Association for nature Conservation – at the Institute & Observatory of Geophysics Antananarivo (IOGA) University of Antananarivo, Madagascar- last February 04th, 2016. It is rare that […]

Empowering Rural Women by Promoting Traditional Knowledge on Sustainable Utilization of Plant Materials, Madagascar

Menalamba Torotorofotsy women, like almost all rural women, have inherited the incredible traditional knowledge of elders on handcraft. Usually, handcraft products are not for sale but for daily use. The few that are sold are for the local markets and sold at derisive price. Producing handcraft which are not in fashion doesn’t generate attractive added […]

The rising of Rural Menalamba Women for the Conservation of their Wetland

Menalamba is a malagasy word meaning red clothes or red shawls. Menalamba is the name of a group of small villages (fokontany) located in the North West of Andasibe, District of Moramanga, Region of Alaotra Mangoro, Madagascar. Torotorofotsy Wetland, the 4th Ramsar site of Madagascar is located in Menalamba village (Coordinates: 18° 53´06.32”S, 48° 22´11.51”E). It is […]