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3
Sep

New research: Fish for the future – benefiting future generations is key motivation for scaling of LMMAs in Madagascar

New research finds that coastal communities in Madagascar are driven to adopt new conservation initiatives for the benefit of future generations.

29
Jul

Toko telo rewind: What does best practice in community-led mangrove management look like? 

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.

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. 

14
Jul

Chatham House: Postcard from Madagascar: Sustaining nature’s riches

In an article for Chatham House, an international affairs think tank, Mialy Andriamahefazafy writes of the resilience of the people of Madagascar.

7
Jul

Guardians of blue carbon

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

16
Jun

IUCN: Velondriake, Madagascar’s first LMMA

In a blog for IUCN, Blue Ventures’ Regional Manager for southwest Madagascar, Gilde Tahindraza describes the journey of the Velondriake locally managed marine area.

11
Jun

Voices from Tsimipaika Bay: local solutions to community management

Fisher voices: Madame Véronique and Franklin Velotody share local solutions to marine conservation and explain why it’s so important for their village

3
Jun

Smithsonian: the community-led conservation advocate working to protect Madagascar’s coasts

Read an interview with Vatosoa Rakotondrazafy of MIHARI, Madagascar’s locally managed marine area network, for Smithsonian Magazine.

14
Apr

Blog: Catalysing community engagement: lessons learned from the Barren Isles

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.

31
Mar

WIOMSA: The quest for sustainable charcoal

In an article for WIOMSA’s monthly newsbrief, Hanjara Rabemanantsoa, Blue Ventures’ mangroves coordinator in Tsimipaika Bay, shares the journey of alternative charcoal producers.

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