Supporting Partners

22
Nov

Blog: Too big too soon

Lessons from a pilot octopus fishery closure in Jambiani, Zanzibar

21
Nov

Accelerating change: a guide to Fisheries Learning Exchanges

On World Fisheries Day, a new best practice guide has been launched to help local communities reverse the accelerating loss of fish stocks in the tropics.

6
Nov

IPNLF: The Value of Small-Scale Fisheries

A collaborative film produced by IPNLF, Asosiasi Perikanan Pole & Line dan Handline, Masyarakat Perikanan dan Indonesia, and Blue Ventures highlights why small-scale fisheries should be prioritised in global supply chains.

11
Oct

Blog: The Darawa community celebrates a fisheries management milestone

The first community led temporary octopus fishery closure in Wakatobi was reopened on 2 September with much ceremony and celebration.

8
Oct

Octopus season: community-managed fisheries reopen across three countries

The first temporary octopus fishery closures in the Comoros, Indonesia, and the Barren Isles archipelago in Madagascar reopened in September 2018 with positive initial results.

7
Aug

Data-driven insights guide reform to safeguard Madagascar’s booming mud crab fishery

Government and fisheries representatives have agreed decisive steps to improve the sustainability of a critical small-scale fishery threatened by weak regulation and soaring international market demand.

13
Jul

The community of Darawa village begin managing their octopus fishery

On 5 July 2018, Darawa village in Wakatobi held a ceremony at One Mbiha beach to declare their management of a 50 hectare octopus fishing site.

12
Jul

Blog: Breaking stereotypes: the Bulutui community starts to monitor their octopus fishery

A community meeting in the coastal village of Bulutui in Sulawesi inspires the establishment of a catch monitoring system and a move towards sustainable fishing practices.

9
Jul

Sharing learning across the sea: new Kenyan partners visit Madagascar

Representatives of three organisations from northern Kenya joined Blue Ventures staff and partner communities in southwest Madagascar for a learning exchange on community-based conservation.

30
May

Blog: Inspiring change: Comorian fisherwomen visit Zanzibar to learn about resource management

A learning exchange in Zanzibar has encouraged Comorian fisherwomen to form an association and organise a temporary fishery closure.

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