Madagascar team

Faly Hery Rakotomanana
Faly Hery Rakotomanana (project coordinator)

Faly holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Montesquieu Bordeaux IV- FRANCE and is a Statistician-Economist Engineer, graduated from the National School of Statistics and Applied Economics ( ENSEA ) University of Abidjan Cote d’Ivoire. He specializes in the labor market and the informal sector . He works as Director of Statistics Household at the National Statistical Office of Madagascar ( INSTAT) and other national and international organizations as a consultant. In 2013, he was responsible for the Afrobaromètre survey on governance and democracy in Madagascar. Since 1995, he has been being in charge of the 1-2-3 survey on Employment and the Informal Sector, which was performed for the first time to the whole country in 2012. Concerning research and analysis, his tasks has focused on labor market, informal sector, poverty and well –being and governance. He is the author of numerous articles on Madagascar .


Julia Rachel Ravelosoa
Julia Rachel Ravelosoa

Julia is a Statistician-Economist Engineer, graduated from National School of Statistics and Economic Analysis ( ENSAE ) Malakoff FRANCE. With 28 years of professional experiences as an Economist Statistician Engineer, and because of the fact that she was responsible for different surveys in Madagascar, she has now confirmed competencies in conducting surveys, from their methodological conception to the final results and analysis. She is also a specialist of human development, social protection and poverty. From many professional experiences (international and national), she has solid experiences in socio economics analysis, in treatment and analysis of data. Finally, she has strong experiences in implementation of economic development programs, particularly through the supervision of the missions and activities of others technical assistants.


Ida Clément Rajaonera
Ida Clément Rajaonera

Ida is currently the Deputy Director of  the Institut National de la Statistique of Madagascar (INSTAT). He has held this position since 2012. His educations and qualifications are Mathematics, Fluids Mechanics and  Statistics. He obtained  his  Master of Data Analysis in 1984 and doctorate in  Bayesian Statistics  in 1987. He has a  professional experience of teaching during 30 years at the Department of Mathematics and Computer science of Antananarivo, then at the National institute of Accounting and Administration of Madagascar (INSCAE). His poles of teaching are: statistics, data analysis, operations research, financial mathematics on the master degree level and MBA. Business research, Qualitative research and Personal development  are added with these quantitative disciplines. His first interest is the practical applications of mathematics:  that concerns the object of his first activities of consultant in Statistics, Data processing, and Economic model within the public sector and at the UNDP.  Now, he is also interested in Communication, Management, Marketing and Psychology oriented toward  Personal  Development. He is also current President of the editorial board within the INSTAT, and appreciates greatly accompanying the statistical rigor by a practical approach  for the ordinary users.


Paul Gérard Ravelomanantsoa
Paul Gérard Ravelomanantsoa

Paul is a Statistician-Economist Engineer, graduated from the National School of Statistics and Applied Economics ( ENSEA ) University of Abidjan Cote d’Ivoire. Now, he is the General Director of INSTAT. He is specialist of regional economic integration and international trade. He has strong experiences on implementation and evaluation of development strategy and policy in Madagascar. He creates the first higher School in Statistics in Madagascar.