Zizienne is supervising the technical and economical development of BV’s sea cucumber farming activities in the Velondriake LMMA. She is also working as a community organiser supporting farmer’s capacity building, producers associations and women’s empowerment. She gained a technical certificate in aquaculture in 2013 and since then she has helped train the farmers in small business management, credit and savings, as well as the helped create local farmer associations. She is highly motivated by socio-organisational development of communities – especially farmer training. Zizienne comes from Andavadoaka and joined the aquaculture project in 2009. Her previous experiences includes working for Copefrito as a sous-collector between 2003 and 2005, and as a Community Nutritional Agent in Ansepoke providing training and health information to new mothers.