Ranja Chrys Rakotomahanina
Mr. Ranja Rakotomahanina is a Marketing and Communications Coordinator for the National Investment Promotion Agency, developing marketing strategies to promote Madagascar as the preferred investment location in Africa. In addition, Mr. Rakotomahanina is a lecturer in Management and Marketing at the National Business School in Madagascar.
Recently he has helped an international health organization to develop a social franchising program aimed at offering sexual and reproductive health services to the disadvantaged.
Mr. Rakotomahanina holds Master’s degrees in marketing from Lancaster University in the United Kingdom and in Management from INSCAE in Madagascar. He has participated in a number of seminars and workshops on leadership, management and investment promotion.
During his Humphrey year Ranja will study public relations and the latest trends in finance development, particularly the opportunities and obstacles for South Africa during globalization. After completing the program, he plans to work with UN development agencies, US governmental agencies and World Bank subsidiaries to offer assistance to small businesses for private sector development in developing countries.