Tag - fisheries management

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.

1
Nov

Blog: LINI – leading the way for community-based octopus fishery management in Indonesia

Claudia and Ratih from our Indonesia team spent the day with partner organisation LINI, who are developing conservation initiatives with coastal Bajo communities.

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.

15
Sep

Blog: A unique opportunity to experience community-based fisheries management

Madagascar volunteer Jessie Skedd shares her insight after witnessing the opening of octopus fishing grounds following a period of temporary closure.

6
Sep

Thomson Reuters: Executive Perspective: Entering uncharted waters – ocean conservation key to the future

An opinion piece from Blue Ventures’ Alasdair Harris and WWF’s John Tanzer gives two examples of successful community-led coastal conservation efforts in Madagascar and Indonesia.

1
Sep

Sharing the success of temporary octopus fishery closures

The community of Andavadoaka in southwest Madagascar recently hosted visitors from Kenya and Tanzania so that they could witness this year’s octopus fishery reopening.

30
Aug

The San Pedro Sun: Blue Ventures and Belize Fisheries Department educate islanders on the impact of lionfish on the marine ecosystem

On August 23rd a meeting was held at the San Pedro Lions Den with the goal of educating the public on the impact of lionfish to the marine ecosystem.

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