Tabita Randrianarivony


Research Specialist
Madagascar Program

Dr. Tabita Randrianarivony is a recent graduate of the University of Antananarivo, Madagascar. She earned both her PhD and her DEA diploma there; her DEA studied the ecology and habitat of Madagascar’s Vaccinium. She has a MS in biotechnology from the University of Aix Marseille. Her interest in people's use of plants grew out of a course in ethnobotany at the university. Her doctoral work studied the various ways people use plants in the Analavelona sacred forest, a newly protected area in southwestern Madagascar. She is a member of a Malagasy ethnopharmacological association.

e-mail: tabita.randrianarivony@mobot-mg.org

Staff

Curators
Rainer Willi Bussmann
Jan Salick
Armand Randrianasolo
Wendy Applequist
Robbie Hart

Research Specialists
Tefy H. Andriamihajarivo
Miandry Fagnarena
Ashley Glenn
Jessie Griffard
Fortunat Rakotoarivony
Nivo H. Rakotoarivelo
Tabita Randrianarivony
Lucien Rasoaviety
Aina Razanatsima
Andrew Townesmith

Research Assistants
Taryn Pelch

Research Associates
Trish Flaster
Sarah K. Khan
Will McClatchey
Betty Millan Salazar
Narel Paniangua
Douglas Sharon
Carolina Tellez
Will Tuladhar-Douglas
Ina Vandebroek
Carlos Vega
Karen Meyer Walker