Whether it’s how to organise a temporary fishery closure to catalyse community support for marine conservation or how to work holistically and integrate reproductive health services with such initiatives to enhance women’s engagement in local management efforts, we’re dedicated to supporting our partners to build on our experiences from Madagascar by taking these approaches to the regions where they work.
Our collaborative relationships with partners are centred on mutual exchange, as we seek to share experiences across different contexts and learn from each other.
Our Population-Health-Environment (PHE) partnerships guide and ODK mobile monitoring toolkit are available to download now! A Locally Managed Marine Area (LMMA) toolkit is also coming soon. These comprehensive resources provide the information needed for programme development and are illustrated with plenty of case study examples from our own implementation experiences.
Interactive training sessions and follow up technical support delivered by our experienced LMMA / PHE specialists bring the content of our toolkits to life and enable our partners to develop the competencies needed to apply these models. This package ensures a deep technical understanding and adequate monitoring & evaluation of results.
We offer to guide our partners through every step of their LMMA / PHE journey, facilitating reflection on appropriate organisational values to underpin implementation and acting as a sounding board as they seek to adapt these approaches in the regions where they work. We strongly encourage their aspirations to champion these models by supporting them to play a leading role in national or regional learning networks.
We can facilitate visits to our field sites in Madagascar for NGO staff and/or local community members including fishers. Our carefully designed itineraries are tailored to meet the individual needs of our partners and may take in a variety of our programmes from fisheries management to aquaculture, blue carbon and community health in line with our holistic approach to conservation. Emphasis is placed on practical learning and mutual sharing of experiences.
Partner Support Manager
Health / PHE