Blue Ventures partner organisations in Indonesia show their ability to adapt to the impacts of COVID-19 and continue to support communities
On the island of Anjouan, three teams from around the world came together to co-design and adapt the Monitor App, a fisheries monitoring platform for fishing communities in the Comoros
Women in Fisheries 6: “The sea and the mountains are interconnected, it is an inseparable unity.” An interview with Metty Wasa, Office Manager, Tananua Foundation in Indonesia
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.