In 2019, Blue Ventures supported our partners Safari Doctors and Northern Rangelands Trust (NRT) in securing access to a documentary crew willing to produce a short film about their pioneering health-environment work in Lamu County, Kenya. The short film, ‘Pamoja’ – meaning ‘together’ in Swahili – explores Safari Doctors, NRT and Blue Ventures’ current collaborative …
An article has been published in Samudra, the triannual journal of the International Collective in Support of Fishworkers (ICSF), celebrating the achievements of the Darawa community in Indonesia, who successfully reopened their first temporary octopus fishery closure in 2018 and have since taken a community-led approach to managing their octopus fisheries. The Darawa community, located …
Learn how embracing the power of partnerships and networks can help an idea go global. In 2003, one successful fishery closure in Madagascar inspired a new approach to catalysing community-led marine conservation. This is the story of how working with local partner organisations and learning networks enabled that approach to reach nearly 500,000 people across …
A learning exchange in West Kalimantan focused on the value of integrated approaches to conservation
An interview with Blue Ventures’ partner support technicians in East Africa, Haji Machano and Khamis Juma
An interview with Nurmayanti of FORKANI. The second blog in our Women in Fisheries series.
Communities in Comoros, Indonesia and Madagascar filmed the openings of their temporary octopus fishery closures, bringing their own unique perspectives to this marine management approach.
Three years ago today, a diverse group of health and environmental actors came together and decided to establish… the Madagascar PHE Network!
Abigail Leadbeater and Charlie Gough from the Blue Ventures Monitoring and Evaluation team recently visited our new partners in Sulawesi to support them in their implementation of octopus fisheries monitoring.
Population-Health-Environment (PHE) partnerships guide and PHE story cards (an integrated PHE community outreach tool) are now available for download!