Using a traditional fishing technique called ‘jarifa’, the community association in Velondriake, southwest Madagascar, have expanded their marine reserves to safeguard their future
New research published this week draws together lessons from Madagascar’s first locally managed marine area (LMMA), generating valuable insights that can be used by managers around the world.
Five Vezo community members from Andavadoaka join forces to form the first local diving ecological monitoring team in the Velondriake locally managed marine area
Reflecting on a journey of community resilience in southwest Madagascar and learning for the future
A study recently published by the Reef Resilience Network outlines Blue Ventures’ sea cucumber farming initiatives in southwest Madagascar, and discusses the successes and key lessons learned.
The Tahiry Honko project is helping to tackle climate breakdown and build community resilience by restoring and protecting mangrove forests
Radio France Internationale’s (RFI) podcast, ‘Madagascar: Blue Ventures, a sustainable future for the Vezos’ takes the listener to the village of Andavadoaka, on the southwest coast of Madagascar, sharing scenes of the Vezo way of life. The Vezo people are a traditionally semi-nomadic group from south and west Madagascar whose cultural identity is based around …
The latest short film from the Economist focuses on community-based sea cucumber farming in southwest Madagascar
Using an interactive game to explain the principles behind fisheries management
Between 2003 and 2016, Madagascar’s protected area coverage quadrupled. Such unprecedented growth brought great hope, some notable successes and a host of new challenges for the island’s conservation community.