Tag - diversifying livelihoods

2
Jun

USAID Timor-Leste: The sea that sustains us

Blue Ventures recently contributed to a USAID film that celebrates the diversity and beauty in the seas of Timor-Leste, and shows the importance of the marine environment in the everyday lives of Timorese people.

23
Mar

Blog: Welcome visitors! Families on Ataúro pioneer the island’s first homestay association

Homestays offer a unique cultural experience that is long-remembered by visitors, and that would be impossible to replicate in a hotel or guesthouse.

8
Feb

TEDxDili: Small island, big picture

Jenny House, our Conservation Officer in Timor-Leste, spoke at TEDxDili in July 2017, and now her talk is available to watch online.

3
Dec

New horizons for homestays in Madagascar

Representatives from the Andavadoaka homestay association met with Madagascar’s Ministry of Tourism in Antananarivo to boost their new model for responsible tourism.

6
Oct

Caribbean Culture + Lifestyle: What’s on the menu? Lionfish!

Caribbean Culture + Lifestyle reported on a recent lionfish dinner event, hosted at well known Belize City restaurant, Nerie’s, in partnership with Blue Ventures.

27
Aug

From Ataúro to Raja Ampat: a homestay exchange

A new short film explores the successes and lessons learned from a recent knowledge exchange that took fishers from Ataúro in Timor-Leste to Raja Ampat, in Indonesia.

18
Aug

Blog: 4 take home messages from the International Congress for Conservation Biology

Belize Country Coordinator Jennifer Chapman distills her thoughts on why interdisciplinary skills are a must for effective conservation.

15
Jun

Blog: Bees and trees: alternative livelihoods in Ankingabe

Blue Ventures’ Digital Media Assistant Ben Honey recently visited Ankingabe village to find out about the community-led beekeeping and fuelwood plantations.

20
Apr

Blog: Homestays in Andavadoaka: a unique opportunity

Lesley Wicks, one of the first volunteers to experience the Homestay programme in Andavadoaka, gives her perspective on the experience, and some useful advice!

1
Mar

Blog: From Ataúro to Raja Ampat: a homestay adventure

Homestays offer a way for coastal communities to diversify and strengthen alternative livelihoods, providing a clear and measurable link between protecting the environment and the economic benefits that tourism can bring.

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