1
Dec

Celebrating 3,000 days of coral reef protection in the Agnorondriake reserve

The 2nd of December 2017 marks 3,000 days since the creation of Agnorondriake, the first community-based no-take zone within the Velondriake locally managed marine area in southwest Madagascar.

21
Nov

Explore: Avy

Blue Ventures has released a new Explore Photo Story to coincide with World Fisheries Day.

20
Oct

New resolutions for PHE in East Africa

The 2017 East African Population-Health-Environment Symposium in Uganda was a valuable opportunity for practitioners of this approach to share learning and plan for the future.

5
Oct

Scaling and sustaining local marine protection: a new community conservation toolkit

A new resource toolkit distills over a decade of learning into a series of practical guides covering how to establish and maintain successful Locally Managed Marine Areas (LMMA).

3
Oct

Sharing common ground at community forum of Indonesian octopus fisheries

Participants from across Indonesia travelled to the island of Kaledupa last month to discuss community-led approaches to improving the sustainability of octopus fisheries.

21
Sep

The Barren Isles archipelago receives recognition for its international importance for biodiversity

The Government of Madagascar has recently designated the Barren Isles archipelago as a wetland area of international importance, under the international wetlands convention.

9
Sep

Rajaonarimampianina’s environmental vision for Madagascar

Blue Ventures was honoured to have the opportunity to share insights from our work with His Excellency the President of Madagascar during a roundtable discussion in London.

1
Sep

Sharing the success of temporary octopus fishery closures

The community of Andavadoaka in southwest Madagascar recently hosted visitors from Kenya and Tanzania so that they could witness this year’s octopus fishery reopening.

27
Aug

From Ataúro to Raja Ampat: a homestay exchange

A new short film explores the successes and lessons learned from a recent knowledge exchange that took fishers from Ataúro in Timor-Leste to Raja Ampat, in Indonesia.

24
Aug

Madagascar’s fishing communities unite to take charge of their future

A national meeting of leaders from Madagascar’s small-scale fishing communities marks a pivotal moment for the empowerment of the country’s coastal communities to assert their rights to manage traditional fishing grounds.

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