As the tourism industry grinds to a halt, small-scale fisheries in Kenya are now under even more pressure. Agatha Ogada, Blue Ventures’ Partner Support Technician in Kenya, relays her telephone conversations with community members as they tell the real story of what is happening.
Women in Fisheries 6: “The sea and the mountains are interconnected, it is an inseparable unity.” An interview with Metty Wasa, Office Manager, Tananua Foundation in Indonesia
Octopus fishers in Mohéli National Park in the Comoros celebrate a fishery reopening whilst the park staff lead catch monitoring for the first time.
With our partners, we are mobilising around the world to help support locally led conservation efforts against the current crisis, safeguarding food security and livelihoods for coastal communities in this turbulent time.
On World Health Day, we express gratitude to health care workers, our community health team and the Blue Ventures family for working together to respond to this crisis Read the full post: Going beyond conservation: responding to community health needs during the COVID-19 pandemic
Across the world’s oceans, there are thousands of square kilometres of Marine Protected Areas (MPAs), but ensuring their effective management is still a work in progress Read the full post: Learning and growing together: improving the effectiveness of MPAs needs everyone
Knowledge Development Manager, Jenny Oates, takes us on a journey through Madagascar to discover what knowledge means at Blue Ventures Read the full post: A knowledge journey through Madagascar
In the heart of the Coral Triangle, a community of octopus fishers in the village of Bulutui have been transforming their lives for the better. Read the full post: Rumah Boboca: preserving ‘the Home of Octopus’ in the village of Bulutui
“If I die today or tomorrow it makes no difference. I have no regrets. This protected area is for the continuity of the lives of my children and their children. I do this for the sake of many people.” Read the full post: Meet the ‘Monster of Bahoi’
Women in Fisheries 5: an interview with Ami Raini Putriraya, Site Manager for North Minahasa, Perkumpulan YAPEKA