A new discover site has been released by Blue Ventures to illustrate the vital importance of a locally managed marine area in the Barren Isles archipelago.
Celebrate the importance of mangroves with the communities and BV teams in Ambanja, Mahajamba, Maintirano and the Velondriake LMMA.
Between 2003 and 2016, Madagascar’s protected area coverage quadrupled. Such unprecedented growth brought great hope, some notable successes and a host of new challenges for the island’s conservation community.
The Thomson Reuters Foundation have produced a film about the Velondriake Locally Managed Marine Area following their visit to southwest Madagascar in 2018.
The Velondriake Locally Managed Marine Area in southwest Madagascar was featured in a short film from The Economist that debuted on March 8th at their 5th World Ocean Summit.
The National Coordinator of the MIHARI Network, Vatosoa Rakotondrazafy, is a pioneering voice for women’s rights in Madagascar’s male-dominated fisheries sector.
The 2nd of December 2017 marks 3,000 days since the creation of Agnorondriake, the first community-based no-take zone within the Velondriake locally managed marine area in southwest Madagascar.
Blue Ventures’ work with coastal communities in Madagascar was recently featured in Mongabay.
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).
The community of Ilik-namu have decided to take control of their future and begin managing their marine resources.