Communities in Comoros, Indonesia and Madagascar filmed the openings of their temporary octopus fishery closures, bringing their own unique perspectives to this marine management approach.
An interview with Gayatri Reksodihardjo-Lilley, founder of Yayasan LINI
Fishers, seafood buyers, conservationists, researchers and policy makers gathered to launch a Fishery Improvement Project for one of Madagascar’s largest small-scale fisheries.
Lessons from a pilot octopus fishery closure in Jambiani, Zanzibar
The first community led temporary octopus fishery closure in Wakatobi was reopened on 2 September with much ceremony and celebration.
Two fishing communities in the Barren Isles archipelago of western Madagascar recently closed part of their octopus fishing grounds for two months. Was the wait worth it? Caroline Holo tells the full story from opening day
On 5 July 2018, Darawa village in Wakatobi held a ceremony at One Mbiha beach to declare their management of a 50 hectare octopus fishing site.
The community of Ndooni village on Fundo Island in Pemba, Zanzibar, has witnessed a massive return on investment thanks to its new fisheries management regime.
We recently visited our partner organisation Mwambao, who are assisting communities in Zanzibar to manage fisheries in a way that benefits the many.
Blue Ventures has released a new Explore Photo Story to coincide with World Fisheries Day.