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  Supporting the Sustainable Management of Amphibian and Reptile Biodiversity

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 Author's Biography


Building capacity to implement conservation breeding programs for frogs in Madagascar: Results from year one of Mitsinjo’s amphibian husbandry research and captive breeding facility. Edmonds D, Rakotoarisoa JC, Dolch R, Pramuk J, Gagliardo R, Andreone F, Rabibisoa N, Rabemananjara F, Rabesihanaka S, Robsomanitrandrasana E. 2012. Amphibian and Reptile Conservation 5(3):57-69(e55).


NIRHY RABIBISOA is a researcher interested in the herpetofauna of Madagascar. He received his Ph.D. in 2008 dealing about the systematics, ecology, and biogeography of stream amphibians in Madagascar, with a focus on the subgenus Ochthomantis. Before becoming a Co-Chair of the ASG Madagascar, he coordinated and monitored the activities and programs related to ACSAM (A Conservation Strategy for the Amphibians of Madagascar) as the Amphibian Executive Secretary of IUCN at Conservation International Madagascar. Currently, he is a lecturer at the Mahajanga University and the Veterinary School in Antananarivo, Madagascar.


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 Dr Robert Browne

Dr. Robert Browne Chairperson

Dr. Browne established the Internet based ARC in 2011 and expanded it globally in 2013. Robert is committed to achieving the ARC's goal to provide for the sustainable management of amphibians and reptiles. He has a wide international experience in herpetological conservation and has published over 40 scientific articles on amphibian and reptile conservation. see Biography