Twenty health and environmental organisations in Madagascar – including Blue Ventures – have signed the world’s very first PHE quality charter, signalling their commitment to rights-based PHE partnerships designed to improve the health of people and the environment.
A symposium event was held on the 8th and 9th of May to officially close the Roger Samba and J. Paul Getty Scholarship Programme.
The reintroduction of destructive bottom trawling adjacent to the Indian Ocean’s largest LMMA marks a break with recent years of headway in community-led marine conservation.
The community of Ndooni village on Fundo Island in Pemba, Zanzibar, has witnessed a massive return on investment thanks to its new fisheries management regime.
Madagascar’s Ministry of National Education awarded Blue Ventures a “Certificat de Reconnaisse”, acknowledging the contribution of our thriving environmental education programme to the Ambanja region in the island’s northwest.
The value of mangrove forests was celebrated in the village of Ampondrabe Mahamanina, as local communities, school children and representatives from the public and private sectors came together for the International Day of Forests.
In 2016-2017 Blue Ventures Conservation spent 96% of our income on conservation activities.
Blue Ventures signed MIHARI’s new membership charter, reaffirming our role in supporting the network and the locally managed marine area movement in Madagascar.
2017 was another remarkable year for Blue Ventures, so we’ve pulled together some highlights.
Representatives from the Andavadoaka homestay association met with Madagascar’s Ministry of Tourism in Antananarivo to boost their new model for responsible tourism.