A new article from BBC travel explores the life of small-scale fishers and coastal communities on Atauro Island, Timor-Leste.
In Timor-Leste, ecotourism is a growing trade and is enabling coastal communities to diversify their livelihoods. In the community of Beto Tasi new families are now opening the doors of their homestay businesses.
The last edition of Toko Telo interactive online discussions facilitated by Blue Ventures welcomed experts from across the coastal tropics to discuss how community-based ecotourism can catalyse locally led marine protection. Laura Resti Kalsum of Stay Raja Ampat in Indonesia, Francesca Trotman of Love the Oceans in Mozambique, and Adrian Wells of Seventythree, shared their …
First inspired by a set of exchange visits over 2017 and 2018 in Indonesia, Timor-Leste and Malaysia, Blue Ventures has co-created a homestay and community based tourism toolkit.