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Tag - Velondriake

16
Oct

New research: Learning from community-led marine conservation in Madagascar

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.

14
Oct

Blog: Science and tradition: exchanging knowledge to drive marine conservation in Velondriake

Five Vezo community members from Andavadoaka join forces to form the first local diving ecological monitoring team in the Velondriake locally managed marine area

15
Jul

Blog: The ambitious challenge of community-led aquaculture

Reflecting on a journey of community resilience in southwest Madagascar and learning for the future

20
May

Reef Resilience Network: Farmers of the Sea

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.

1
Oct

Communities in Madagascar launch the world’s largest mangrove carbon conservation project

The Tahiry Honko project is helping to tackle climate breakdown and build community resilience by restoring and protecting mangrove forests

6
Apr

RFI: Podcast: Blue Ventures, a sustainable future for the Vezos

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 …

28
May

The Economist: How sea cucumbers can help the ocean

The latest short film from the Economist focuses on community-based sea cucumber farming in southwest Madagascar

9
May

Blog: Making fisheries management fun

Using an interactive game to explain the principles behind fisheries management

8
Jun

New research: The expansion of Madagascar’s protected area network

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.

29
May

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Living with the ocean

The Thomson Reuters Foundation have produced a film about the Velondriake Locally Managed Marine Area following their visit to southwest Madagascar in 2018.

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