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Landscape News: Community key for successful mangrove restoration

Landscape News: Community key for successful mangrove restoration

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.

In this interview she discusses Blue Ventures’ community-based mangrove restoration work, the challenges she’s encountered, and her hopes for the forum.

What’s your take-home message for readers about mangrove restoration?

Lalao Aigrette: “I would like to highlight the importance of local communities in restoration efforts. I think that if we plan, if we mobilise local communities, and if they understand the importance of the restoration, I’m 100 percent sure that they will make a big effort to restore it. I think that their involvement is the key for successful restoration.”

Read the full interview from Landscape News: Community key for successful mangrove restoration, says Lalao Aigrette of Blue Ventures Madagascar

Read more about Blue Ventures’ integrated approach to community-led mangrove management


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