Locally led marine management inspiring hope for the future in Comoros
Zo Andriamahenina left northwest Madagascar for Sunnyvale, California, to attend Google’s Geo for Good User Summit and learn more about how Google’s tools can help with natural resource management.
IT professional Mark Jones decided that he needed to take a break from his day to day and do something completely different for a couple of months…
Lessons from a pilot octopus fishery closure in Jambiani, Zanzibar
Since joining Blue Ventures, Christelle has successfully captured wild bee colonies and travelled the length of Madagascar to learn more about community-led beekeeping.
For three years, Blue Ventures has been working with stakeholders and communities in Tsimipaika Bay, northwest Madagascar, to develop an innovative, integrated and consensual Fisheries Management Plan.
Community-based monitoring groups in Timor-Leste are collecting fisheries data and raising women’s voices in discussions about marine resource management.
The first community led temporary octopus fishery closure in Wakatobi was reopened on 2 September with much ceremony and celebration.
Mindy Cruz had to stop going to school when she was 12, making it difficult for her to find fulfilling work, but now she is the Chairwoman of Belioness – a group of Belizean women who make jewellery from the fins of the invasive lionfish.
Two fishing communities in the Barren Isles archipelago of western Madagascar recently closed part of their octopus fishing grounds for two months. Was the wait worth it? Caroline Holo tells the full story from opening day