Rebuilding Fisheries

11
Jun

The first temporary octopus fishery closure in Banggai Laut, Indonesia

The community in Popisi village, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia, took a bold step towards sustainable management of their octopus fishery by deciding to close a highly productive fishing site for three months. This is the first time the temporary fishery closure approach has been used by a community in the Banggai Laut regency.   Blue Ventures ...
7
Jun

Blog: Building confidence through communication

Women in Fisheries 3: an interview with Mursiati of FORKANI Read the full post: Building confidence through communication
30
May

Blog: Taking control with Tara Bandu: part 2

After over a year of work, the day has finally come for the community of Behau to formalise the management of their marine resources Read the full post: Taking control with Tara Bandu: part 2
24
May

Blog: Toudani – inspiring a connection with land, ocean and culture

An interview with Nurmayanti of FORKANI. The second blog in our Women in Fisheries series. Read the full post: Toudani - inspiring a connection with land, ocean and culture
22
May

Blog: Behind the lens: how communities helped craft a global film about locally led marine management

Communities in Comoros, Indonesia and Madagascar filmed the openings of their temporary octopus fishery closures, bringing their own unique perspectives to this marine management approach. Read the full post: Behind the lens: how communities helped craft a global film about locally led marine management
9
May

Blog: Making fisheries management fun

Using an interactive game to explain the principles behind fisheries management Read the full post: Making fisheries management fun
25
Jan

Blue Ventures research guides Madagascar crab fishery policy

In a positive move towards a more sustainable mud crab fishery in Madagascar, the Minister of Fisheries Augustin Andriamananoro announced a new decree for a national closure of the crab fishery in 2019. This closure is timed to protect the crabs at a vulnerable stage in their life cycle, helping to maintain healthy, stable population ...
12
Mar

Madagascar’s first fisheries improvement project makes a splash

The launch of a new action plan for the octopus fishery of southwest Madagascar was covered across international seafood media. Fishers, seafood buyers, conservationists, researchers and policy makers gathered in Toliara on 16 January to launch a fisheries improvement project (FIP) that sets out an ambitious vision for improving the sustainability of one of Madagascar’s ...
5
Mar

Blog: From research to relationships

Read the full post: An interview with Gayatri Reksodihardjo-Lilley, founder of Yayasan LINI
5
Mar

Blog series: Women in fisheries management in Indonesia

This series profiles some of the many inspirational women working on fisheries management and marine conservation in Indonesia. Read the full post: Women in fisheries management in Indonesia
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