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30
Jul

The Fish Site: Five potential game-changers for EU aquaculture

In an article from The Fish Site exploring potential new avenues for the European Union’s (EU) aquaculture sector, Blue Ventures’ ten year experience farming sea cucumbers in Madagascar is referenced. While sea cucumber farming has not yet been developed in European waters, native sea cucumber species are listed amongst groupers, amberjack, mullets and seaweed, as …

15
Jul

Blog: The ambitious challenge of community-led aquaculture

Reflecting on a journey of community resilience in southwest Madagascar and learning for the future

6
Aug

BBC News: The Madagascar Farmers Trying to Save Sea Cucumbers

The community of Tampolove, in collaboration with Blue Ventures and Indian Ocean Trepang, have been developing sea cucumber farms over the last ten years.

28
May

The Economist: How sea cucumbers can help the ocean

The latest short film from the Economist focuses on community-based sea cucumber farming in southwest Madagascar

18
Apr

Undercurrent news: non-profit encouraging sea cucumber farming in Tanzania

Undercurrent news reported on the recent learning exchange in Unguja, Zanzibar, where Blue Ventures’ aquaculture team was invited to share their experiences of community-based sea cucumber farming

17
Apr

Sea cucumber farming: leading a learning exchange in the Spice Islands

At an unprecedented gathering in Unguja, Zanzibar, Blue Ventures shared its expertise in community-based sea cucumber aquaculture.

22
Mar

Blog: Farming the sea: sharing learning in Zanzibar

Our aquaculture team shared their experiences with community-based sea cucumber farming at a learning exchange in Zanzibar.

20
Jul

Blog: Mama Bevata: Tampolove’s new security watchtower

Sea cucumber farmers in Tampolove are now protected by a state of the art watchtower designed to deter potential thieves from making off with valuable stock.

22
Feb

Blog: Dingadigana: An alternative livelihood opportunity in Northwest Madagascar

As fisheries face unprecedented pressures, coastal communities like the villages of Ambiky and Ambolobozo are looking for economic opportunities beyond fishing.

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