November 2018 saw the first stocking of juvenile sea cucumbers in Ambolimoke and the first successful harvest and sale in Tampolove.
DW has released a short film showcasing our work establishing alternative livelihoods with the Tampolove community in southwest Madagascar.
The Thomson Reuters Foundation have produced a film about the Velondriake Locally Managed Marine Area following their visit to southwest Madagascar in 2018.
In a long-awaited moment for the Tampolove community, our aquaculture team, and our wider partners, juvenile sea cucumbers were stocked in the community pens yesterday.
A group of Blue Ventures volunteers recently visited the village of Tampolove in southwest Madagascar to learn about the sustainable aquaculture initiatives there.
Blue Ventures volunteer Amanda Millin has written a piece for Global Aquaculture Alliance about our community aquaculture programme.
DW recently published a piece about the impacts of declining fish stocks and climate change on coastal communities in Madagascar, and the alternative livelihoods that these communities are turning to as fishing becomes unsustainable.
Blue Ventures is featured in the March 2015 edition of Fish Farmer Magazine in an article exploring the impact of our community-based aquaculture programme.
Farming sea cucumbers in Madagascar for economic hope and conservation is featured on the National Geographic’s Ocean Views blog.