For WIOMSA’s June newsbrief, Jean Berthieu Nomenjanahary shares the story of community-led temporary fisheries closures in Madagascar’s Barren Isles. Since 2018, communities here established their first temporary octopus fishery closure and now, three years on, there is a growing network of temporary closures across the archipelago.
Jean is a Fisheries Technician at Blue Ventures who grew up in the region; now he works to support the communities in their efforts towards sustainable fisheries management and marine conservation.
Read the full story ‘Catalysing community engagement: lessons learned from the Barren Isles’ on page 35 of WIOMSA’s June newsbrief
Read an extended version of the story on our blog