Lalao Aigrette, Blue Ventures’ Deputy National Blue Forests Programme Lead shared her views with Landscape News in the lead-up to the 2018 Global Landscapes Forum in Nairobi.
Dianeri grew up thinking mangroves were a nuisance, but now she’s teaching the next generation how important they really are
Celebrate the importance of mangroves with the communities and BV teams in Ambanja, Mahajamba, Maintirano and the Velondriake LMMA.
Regional authorities and ten community associations signed natural resource management rights contracts in Ambanja during World Mangrove Day celebrations.
In an article for the Express, Environment Minister Dr Coffey highlights Blue Ventures’ blue forests programme as a project helping to tackle mangrove loss.
Aina Celéstin left the southwest of Madagascar for the first time in his life to attend a training retreat in Andasibe with his colleagues from the blue forests team.
When I started working with mangroves four years ago, I had no idea what I was getting myself into…
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.
Lalao Aigrette, our Deputy National Blue Forests Programme Lead, tells the story of her ten years supporting communities with mangrove conservation in Madagascar.