Tag - fisheries management

31
Oct

Blog: Fisheries management that works for everyone

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.

8
Oct

Octopus season: community-managed fisheries reopen across three countries

The first temporary octopus fishery closures in the Comoros, Indonesia, and the Barren Isles archipelago in Madagascar reopened in September 2018 with positive initial results.

13
Jul

The community of Darawa village begin managing their octopus fishery

On 5 July 2018, Darawa village in Wakatobi held a ceremony at One Mbiha beach to declare their management of a 50 hectare octopus fishing site.

12
Jul

Blog: Breaking stereotypes: the Bulutui community starts to monitor their octopus fishery

A community meeting in the coastal village of Bulutui in Sulawesi inspires the establishment of a catch monitoring system and a move towards sustainable fishing practices.

9
Jul

Sharing learning across the sea: new Kenyan partners visit Madagascar

Representatives of three organisations from northern Kenya joined Blue Ventures staff and partner communities in southwest Madagascar for a learning exchange on community-based conservation.

20
Apr

Sustained benefits from local fisheries management on Fundo Island

The community of Ndooni village on Fundo Island in Pemba, Zanzibar, has witnessed a massive return on investment thanks to its new fisheries management regime.

14
Mar

Mongabay: Will Madagascar’s industrial shrimp trawlers make way for local fishers?

Shrimp is one of Madagascar’s most lucrative exports, but small-scale fishers and environmental groups say that shrimp trawlers are harming the marine environment.

15
Feb

Blog: Villages working together: a cooperative approach to fishery closures in Zanzibar

We recently visited our partner organisation Mwambao, who are assisting communities in Zanzibar to manage fisheries in a way that benefits the many.

5
Oct

Scaling and sustaining local marine protection: a new community conservation toolkit

A new resource toolkit distills over a decade of learning into a series of practical guides covering how to establish and maintain successful Locally Managed Marine Areas (LMMA).

3
Oct

Sharing common ground at community forum of Indonesian octopus fisheries

Participants from across Indonesia travelled to the island of Kaledupa last month to discuss community-led approaches to improving the sustainability of octopus fisheries.

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