Shrimp is one of Madagascar’s most lucrative exports, but small-scale fishers and environmental groups say that shrimp trawlers are harming the marine environment.
A national meeting of leaders from Madagascar’s small-scale fishing communities marks a pivotal moment for the empowerment of the country’s coastal communities to assert their rights to manage traditional fishing grounds.
June 24th 2017 was #ImpactJournalism Day, and Blue Ventures received coverage from several news sources including i News, Straits Times and Tages Anzeiger.
In the 7th issue of the Save Our Seas Magazine, Alasdair Harris speaks about the importance of living “with and within communities” when it comes to devising models for marine conservation.
On 15th and 16th March 2017, a meeting was held in Zanzibar to mark the start of a new project, supported by the Marine Stewardship Council, to map octopus fishing in the Western Indian Ocean.
Rachel Long, Blue Ventures’ Fishery Improvement Project Coordinator, has written a blog for the MSC about the octopus fishery in Southwest Madagascar.
Oxford Today has published an interview with Oxford University alumnus and Blue Ventures Executive Director Alasdair Harris that covers the stories behind Blue Ventures’ foundation, growth and holistic approach.
DW have published an article covering our holistic population-health-environment approach, including why gender equality is fundamental to community-led conservation.
The cover story of Change Creator Magazine Issue 6 is the foundation of Blue Ventures by Dr. Alasdair Harris, including an exclusive interview.
Mobile technology is empowering small-scale fisheries to take ownership of what’s landed in their boats, and in their pockets.