New research finds that coastal communities in Madagascar are driven to adopt new conservation initiatives for the benefit of future generations.
There was a resounding agreement amongst panelists in today’s Toko telo session on effective community-led mangrove management: it is essential to involve the community in the planning and implementing mangrove conservation right from the start.
The highly destructive fishing method will be banned in a new exclusion zone stretching from the water’s edge to two nautical miles offshore.
In an article for Chatham House, an international affairs think tank, Mialy Andriamahefazafy writes of the resilience of the people of Madagascar.
Ahead of International Day for the Conservation of the Mangrove Ecosystem, hear from a Blue Ventures blue carbon scientist about how communities in Madagascar are working to protect these precious forests – and the climate
In a blog for IUCN, Blue Ventures’ Regional Manager for southwest Madagascar, Gilde Tahindraza describes the journey of the Velondriake locally managed marine area.
Fisher voices: Madame Véronique and Franklin Velotody share local solutions to marine conservation and explain why it’s so important for their village
Read an interview with Vatosoa Rakotondrazafy of MIHARI, Madagascar’s locally managed marine area network, for Smithsonian Magazine.
In 2018, communities in the Barren Isles established their first temporary octopus fishery closure. Now, they are taking the lead in local fisheries management efforts.
In an article for WIOMSA’s monthly newsbrief, Hanjara Rabemanantsoa, Blue Ventures’ mangroves coordinator in Tsimipaika Bay, shares the journey of alternative charcoal producers.