A Chartered accountant, Erick Rajaonary is the founder and CEO of Malagasy company Guanomad. Specializing in the production of organic fertilizers based on bat droppings, this company based in Antananarivo is today the leader of organic fertilizer production in Madagascar and exports to the international market.
Erick Rajaonary is a fervent defender of economic patriotism. He is also the national president and president of the international branches of Fivmpama, the Malagasy employers’ group, with 5,000 members including 17 professional organizations.
Convinced of the competitiveness of the “vita malagasy” (made in Madagascar), this visionary focuses mainly on the development of agriculture and the preservation of the environment to promote the rise of Madagascar.
A committed businessman, he created the association “Ho maintso ny tontolo” (For a greener world), a CSR initiative within his company. Indeed, Guanomad, pioneer in the field of organic farming in Madagascar, intends to conduct its activities in an economically, socially and ecologically responsible manner.
Erick Rajaonary, a member of the Strategic Orientation Council of the Agence universitaire de la francophonie (AUF), has received several awards in recent years recognizing his leadership and the innovative character of his company. In 2013, Guanomad was awarded the “Africa Awards for Entrepreneurship” in the “Outstanding Small and Growing Business” category.
Mr. Rajaonary is the first Malagasy winner of the prize for agricultural innovation at the event “Builders of the African Economy” held on April 28, which represents the largest forum for the consecration of men and women in Africa, organized every year in Abidjan.