Research Specialist
Madagascar Ethnobotany Program

Aina Razanatsima is a field botanist and an assistant facilitator working at Ambalabe site. He is in charge of the collection of herbarium specimens and all botanical information pertinent to the conservation of the Vohibe forest. He is involved in plant inventory, not only in Ambalabe site but also in different areas where MBG Madagascar works, and in charge of specimen treatment processing. He is as well the responsible of the data collection and monitoring of the permanent plot at Vohibe forest. He also assists the site facilitator on all outreach activities and supervises and monitors all nurseries, orchid shade and seed collections.