New research published in the journal Marine Policy demonstrates the promise of smartphones as a useful tool for small-scale fisheries data collection in low-income countries.
For three years, Blue Ventures has been working with stakeholders and communities in Tsimipaika Bay, northwest Madagascar, to develop an innovative, integrated and consensual Fisheries Management Plan.
Blue Ventures features in an article from The Royal Geographical Society as an example of successful long-term collaboration with partner communities.
Community-based monitoring groups in Timor-Leste are collecting fisheries data and raising women’s voices in discussions about marine resource management.
The first community led temporary octopus fishery closure in Wakatobi was reopened on 2 September with much ceremony and celebration.
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.
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.
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
Le journal malgache Midi Madagasikara a couvert le travail de Blue Ventures consistant à replanter des mangroves à Ambalahonko dans le district d’Ambanja.