We recently visited our partner organisation Mwambao, who are assisting communities in Zanzibar to manage fisheries in a way that benefits the many.
Claudia and Ratih from our Indonesia team spent the day with partner organisation LINI, who are developing conservation initiatives with coastal Bajo communities.
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).
Participants from across Indonesia travelled to the island of Kaledupa last month to discuss community-led approaches to improving the sustainability of octopus fisheries.
Madagascar volunteer Jessie Skedd shares her insight after witnessing the opening of octopus fishing grounds following a period of temporary closure.
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.
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.
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.
A national meeting of leaders from Madagascar’s small-scale fishing communities marks a pivotal moment for the empowerment of the country’s coastal communities to assert their rights to manage traditional fishing grounds.
June 24th 2017 was #ImpactJournalism Day, and Blue Ventures received coverage from several news sources including i News, Straits Times and Tages Anzeiger.