Participation to the Research Fair at the University of Antananarivo – 21-22 October 2016
SCB Madagascar Chapter has participated in the Research Fair held at the University campus on 21 -22 October. The SCB Madagascar Chapter acknowledges its members that have were very involved before, during and after the fair. The booth of SCB Madagascar Chapter received a lot of attention with a lot of interested visitors. The SCB Madagascar Chapter will participate every year to this event.
Participation to the Africa SCB Meeting in Morroco – 4-8 September 2016
Mrs Lalarisoa Rakotoarimino was present in Morocco during the Africa SCB meeting 2016. She has receive a Travel Grant award with the help of the SCB Madagascar Chapter. She presented her research on poster and represented the SCB Madagascar Chapter during the meeting. It was an opportunity to raise the awareness of the Madagascar Chapter during the meeting and share the experience of our Chapter. The SCB Madagascar chapter considers the possibility of Madagascar to organize this type of event at national level.
Presentation on the invasive toad – 28 July 2016
During the SCB Madagascar Chapter meeting on the 28th July 2016, invitee Mrs Maya Moore (ValBio Ranomafana) presented about invasive toad Duttaphrynus melanostictus (radaka boka) in Eastern Madascar. She presented her work about the danger of the invasion of the toad that has been noticed to invade the region around Toamasina since 2014. An eradication strategy has been studied but the implementation of the result is very slow. It has been recommended that the role of SCB Madagascar Chapter is to encourage everybody’s Institution to be aware of this danger. Any interested members could contact Maya at firstname.lastname@example.org for any more details.