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11
Oct

Blog: The Darawa community celebrates a fisheries management milestone

The first community led temporary octopus fishery closure in Wakatobi was reopened on 2 September with much ceremony and celebration.
08
Oct

Octopus season: community-managed fisheries reopen across three countries

The first temporary octopus fishery closures in the Comoros, Indonesia, and the Barren Isles archipelago in Madagascar reopened in September 2018 with positive initial results.
03
Oct

Blog: Belioness: empowering women and helping the reef, one lionfish at a time

Mindy Cruz had to stop going to school when she was 12, making it difficult for her to find fulfilling work, but now she is the Chairwoman of Belioness – a group of Belizean women who make jewellery from the fins of the invasive lionfish.
26
Sep

Blog: Opening day in the Barren Isles

Two fishing communities in the Barren Isles archipelago of western Madagascar recently closed part of their octopus fishing grounds for two months. Was the wait worth it? Caroline Holo tells the full story from opening day
20
Sep

Midi Madagasikara: Restauration de mangroves

Le journal malgache Midi Madagasikara a couvert le travail de Blue Ventures consistant à replanter des mangroves à Ambalahonko dans le district d’Ambanja.
12
Sep

Blog: Collaborating for child and maternal health in Ambanja

An information and exchange session in Ambanja, northwest Madagascar, has led to increased collaboration between traditional birth attendants and government health workers

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