Andriamananjara is president of Madagascar National Academy of Arts, Letters and Sciences, fellow of the African Academy of Sciences, and president of UNESCO's World Commission on Ethics of Science and Technology (COMEST). He obtained his BA in public affairs, Princeton Univ.; MA in intl. affairs, George Washington Univ.; and PhD in economics, Univ. of Michigan. He was an economist at the Intl. Monetary Fund and assumed various positions in Madagascar: adviser in the Directorate of Planning; dir.-gen. of Planning at the Ministry of Finance and Planning; and dir.-gen. of the Inst. of Madagascar for Techniques of Planning. He keeps an active interest in intl. matters and development issues. He writes extensively in his field and carries out numerous teaching, training and consulting activities both in Madagascar and abroad.