This study describes the two participatory approaches used by Blue Ventures’ Blue Forests team while facilitating a community-based payments for ecosystem services initiative in a mangrove in southwest Madagascar.
Volunteer Amanda Millin recounts her experience of Madagascar’s annual mangrove festival.
From village meetings to mangrove mud, this is the story of three years of effort from coastal communities to protect the mangroves of the Bay of Assassins in southwest Madagascar.
Blue Ventures’ Digital Media Assistant Ben Honey recently visited Ankingabe village to find out about the community-led beekeeping and fuelwood plantations.
New publication has mapped, quantified loss, characterised ecological variability, and provided the first estimates of the carbon stocks in one of Africa’s largest and most pristine mangrove ecosystems.