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 …
Reflecting on a journey of community resilience in southwest Madagascar and learning for the future
The community of Tampolove, in collaboration with Blue Ventures and Indian Ocean Trepang, have been developing sea cucumber farms over the last ten years.
The latest short film from the Economist focuses on community-based sea cucumber farming in southwest Madagascar
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
At an unprecedented gathering in Unguja, Zanzibar, Blue Ventures shared its expertise in community-based sea cucumber aquaculture.
Our aquaculture team shared their experiences with community-based sea cucumber farming at a learning exchange in Zanzibar.
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.
As fisheries face unprecedented pressures, coastal communities like the villages of Ambiky and Ambolobozo are looking for economic opportunities beyond fishing.