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13
Jan

Blog: Building community governance: adapting lessons learned in northwest Madagascar (part 1)

After working with the communities of Tsimipaika Bay to successfully secure the management rights of over 6,000 hectares of mangroves, Zo Andriamahenina is replicating and adapting what he learned for his latest mission in Mahajamba Bay Read the full post: Building community governance: adapting lessons learned in northwest Madagascar (part 1)
18
Dec

Blog: Staff perspectives: reflecting on 2020 and looking towards a new year for marine conservation

Blue Ventures staff from across the world share their thoughts on 2020 and what’s to come for their teams in 2021 Read the full post: Staff perspectives: reflecting on 2020 and looking towards a new year for marine conservation
10
Dec

Blog: Pekan Gurita: Celebrating octopus week in West Sumbawa

In October 2020, Blue Ventures' partner organisation JARI collaborated with communities in Poto Tano Village to celebrate World Octopus Day Read the full post: Pekan Gurita: Celebrating octopus week in West Sumbawa
3
Dec

Blog: ‘Managing for today and tomorrow’ in Tanzania

A collaborative approach to fisheries management in Zanzibar. Read the full post: Managing for today and tomorrow
26
Nov

Blog: Reducing post-catch losses: small-scale fishers in Mahajamba Bay test out hot smoking to preserve their catch

For communities living in remote fishing villages in northwest Madagascar, hot smoking is providing a lifeline, enabling them to better preserve their fish Read the full post: Reducing post-catch losses: small-scale fishers in Mahajamba Bay test out hot smoking to preserve their catch
19
Nov

Blog: Science and tradition: expanding Velondriake’s no-take zones through community-led action

Using a traditional fishing technique called 'jarifa', the community association in Velondriake, southwest Madagascar, have expanded their marine reserves to safeguard their future Read the full post: Science and tradition: expanding Velondriake’s no-take zones through community-led action
12
Nov

Blog: Reflections from my balcony: working with community fisheries management groups in Kwale County

Yvonne Muyia, Project Assistant at Blue Ventures’ partner COMRED, reflects on her experience of training three Beach Management Units in coastal Kenya Read the full post: Reflections from my balcony: working with community fisheries management groups in Kwale County
6
Nov

Blog: Maryana and the octopus fisherwomen of Merpas Village

Pramasty Ayu Koesdinar, Programme Coordinator at AKAR Foundation, shares her story of meeting Maryana, a committed wife, mother and octopus fisher from Indonesia Read the full post: Maryana and the octopus fisherwomen of Merpas Village
22
Oct

Blog: From Sarteneja Village to diving the reefs of the Caribbean Sea: my journey with Blue Ventures

“One thing I’ve learned throughout my life is that if you take chances you can either succeed or work yourself into succeeding” Read the full post: From Sarteneja Village to diving the reefs of the Caribbean Sea: my journey with Blue Ventures
14
Oct

Blog: Science and tradition: exchanging knowledge to drive marine conservation in Velondriake

Five Vezo community members from Andavadoaka join forces to form the first local diving ecological monitoring team in the Velondriake locally managed marine area Read the full post: Science and tradition: exchanging knowledge to drive marine conservation in Velondriake
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