The community in Popisi village took a bold step towards sustainable management of their octopus fishery by deciding to close a highly productive fishing site for three months
After over a year of work, the day has finally come for the community of Behau to formalise the management of their marine resources
Locally led marine management inspiring hope for the future in Comoros
Lessons from a pilot octopus fishery closure in Jambiani, Zanzibar
The first community led temporary octopus fishery closure in Wakatobi was reopened on 2 September with much ceremony and celebration.
Two fishing communities in the Barren Isles archipelago of western Madagascar recently closed part of their octopus fishing grounds for two months. Was the wait worth it? Caroline Holo tells the full story from opening day