Homestays offer a way for coastal communities to diversify and strengthen alternative livelihoods, providing a clear and measurable link between protecting the environment and the economic benefits that tourism can bring.
Nusi is a member of community organisation Forkani who, with Blue Ventures’ support, are working to improve the management of the vital octopus fishery on Darawa Island in the Wakatobi Archipelago, Indonesia.
Over the past year, three of our senior staff in Madagascar have been working with the Earth Skills Network to reflect on, and improve, the management of our conservation programmes.
In collaboration with partners AMA and CORDIO, and as part of the Our Sea Our Life project, Blue Ventures recently hosted a training workshop for village technicians in the Cabo Delgado province of Mozambique.
A learning exchange brought over twenty partners, fishers and conservationists from five different countries to Madagascar to learn about community-based fisheries management.
The Community Conservation Research Network have written an article in response to the recent release of the Blue Ventures film “Crossing the ocean – a community exchange.”
Blue Solutions have written an article covering the recent Blue Ventures learning exchange in Madagascar.
Mobile technology is empowering small-scale fisheries to take ownership of what’s landed in their boats, and in their pockets.
A new short film released today tells the remarkable story of two communities traveling thousands of miles to experience different forms of sustainable fisheries management as part of a community exchange initiative between Madagascar and Mexico.
Volunteer medic Emily Clark revisits Andavadoaka with Dr Alison Leaf to train public health staff in vital neonatal care.