All posts by Effy Vessaz

Fanny Vessaz, known as Effy, is Blue Ventures' Project Manager in the Comoros, where she works closely with our partner Dahari to develop community-based marine management initiatives.

Relying on local knowledge to preserve key biodiversity sites in the Comoros

the power of data and local knowledge in local fisheries management An array of colours fill my eyes when I put my head underwater – blue, red, yellow and green is what I see as the fish move over beautiful...

/ Aug 19, 2021

Catch monitoring is not just about data, it’s a way to engage entire communities

Octopus fishers in Mohéli National Park in the Comoros celebrate a fishery reopening whilst the park staff lead catch monitoring for the first time

/ May 7, 2020

A better life, together

Locally led marine management inspiring hope for the future in Comoros

/ Jan 9, 2019

Inspiring change: Comorian fisherwomen visit Zanzibar to learn about resource management

A learning exchange in Zanzibar has encouraged Comorian fisherwomen to form an association and organise a temporary fishery closure.

/ May 30, 2018