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Tag - fisheries management

27
Jul

A victory for small-scale fishers and marine ecosystems: Destructive bottom trawling banned in Madagascar

The highly destructive fishing method will be banned in a new exclusion zone stretching from the water’s edge to two nautical miles offshore. 

3
Jun

World Oceans Week event: Where are the small-scale fishers?

Blue Ventures and the ICCA Consortium held a panel session for Too Big Too Ignore’s Small-Scale Fishers Open House as part of World Ocean Week 2021 to address the impacts 30×30 may have on small-scale fishers.

28
May

Toko telo rewind: Does community-led fisheries management work?

The latest edition of our Toko telo interactive online discussions welcomed an expert panel providing an insight into the importance of community-led fisheries management across different contexts. This edition launched a new series of global conversations about the successes and challenges of community-led fisheries management which are being convened over the coming months. Chair, Charlie …

19
May

Activistas: the voice of fishing communities in Nampula Province

With support from Oikos and Blue Ventures, ‘activistas’, or community outreach workers, are working to improve community-led fisheries management efforts across Mozambique’s Nampula Province

17
Jul

Beyond catch

When communities establish temporary fishery closures, the impacts they experience go far beyond improved catch rates.

22
May

Blog: Behind the lens: how communities helped craft a global film about locally led marine management

Communities in Comoros, Indonesia and Madagascar filmed the openings of their temporary octopus fishery closures, bringing their own unique perspectives to this marine management approach.

9
May

Blog: Making fisheries management fun

Using an interactive game to explain the principles behind 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 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.

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