ABN Newswire featured Blue Ventures as a case study to
Through expansive collaboration with 22 community groups and the Madagascar Ministry of Environment, Blue Ventures has replanted 14.5 million mangrove trees using the eight Principles in the framework provided by SER’s International Principles and Standards for Ecological Restoration.
“This project has been transformational for coastal communities on multiple levels,” said Lalao Aigrette, National Technical Advisor for Mangroves and Blue Carbon for Blue Ventures in Madagascar. “Combining local knowledge and scientific observations is a powerful way to inform mangrove restoration and adaptive management. It shows how blue carbon finance can act not only as an incentive for integrated management of forests and fisheries, but also to strengthen social cohesion when projects are implemented in a transparent and equitable manner.”
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