Tag - octopus

20
Feb

Pioneering action plan launched for the octopus fishery of southwest Madagascar

Fishers, seafood buyers, conservationists, researchers and policy makers gathered in Toliara to launch a Fishery Improvement Project (FIP) that sets out an ambitious vision for improving the sustainability of one of Madagascar’s largest small-scale fisheries

22
Nov

Blog: Too big too soon

Lessons from a pilot octopus fishery closure in Jambiani, Zanzibar

11
Oct

Blog: The Darawa community celebrates a fisheries management milestone

The first community led temporary octopus fishery closure in Wakatobi was reopened on 2 September with much ceremony and celebration.

26
Sep

Blog: Opening day in the Barren Isles

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

13
Jul

The community of Darawa village begin managing their octopus fishery

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.

20
Apr

Sustained benefits from local fisheries management on Fundo Island

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.

15
Feb

Blog: Villages working together: a cooperative approach to fishery closures in Zanzibar

We recently visited our partner organisation Mwambao, who are assisting communities in Zanzibar to manage fisheries in a way that benefits the many.

21
Nov

Explore: Avy

Blue Ventures has released a new Explore Photo Story to coincide with World Fisheries Day.

3
Oct

Sharing common ground at community forum of Indonesian octopus fisheries

Participants from across Indonesia travelled to the island of Kaledupa last month to discuss community-led approaches to improving the sustainability of octopus fisheries.

15
Sep

Blog: A unique opportunity to experience community-based fisheries management

Madagascar volunteer Jessie Skedd shares her insight after witnessing the opening of octopus fishing grounds following a period of temporary closure.

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