Category: Locations

Making space for health: building community health huts in Madagascar

Supporting five communities in northern Madagascar to unlock access to basic healthcare by working together to fund, design and build dedicated health huts

Not your average workshop: ICT4Fisheries 2019

Fishers, NGOs, academics, businesses and government representatives gathered in Cape Town to share their experiences of using technology for small-scale fisheries

/ Dec 17, 2019

Connecting the dots: when partners get together

Twenty-five people from 11 organisations came together in Sulawesi for Blue Ventures’ second partner forum in Indonesia

/ Dec 4, 2019

Challenging the norm: new student scholarship scheme in Belize

Students in the coastal village of Sarteneja are now being supported with their education and receiving additional training.

/ Nov 27, 2019

Sun, sea and… fisheries data analysis?

Supporting coastal communities in the Comoros with data literacy

/ Nov 21, 2019

Different contexts, shared approach

A learning exchange in West Kalimantan focused on the value of integrated approaches to conservation

/ Nov 6, 2019

Every voice counts: a participatory approach to periodic fishery closures

Community-collected data inspires fishers in the Barren Isles archipelago to adapt their management strategy

/ Oct 30, 2019

Why I keep coming back to BV

Roger Vaughan has been volunteering with us for over a decade, and says a Blue Ventures expedition is an adventure like no other

/ Oct 23, 2019

Blue carbon moments

Ismaël Ratefinjanahary reflects on some of the landmark moments in Blue Ventures’ blue carbon journey

/ Sep 19, 2019

An unforgettable medical elective

Nick spent four weeks in Timor-Leste diving the most biodiverse reefs in the world and helping his fellow volunteers stay in good health

/ Aug 28, 2019

Madagascar’s measles epidemic: the story on the ground

Collaborating with community health workers to support treatment and vaccination in remote areas

/ Aug 21, 2019

Navigating back to sustainability: perspectives from Tanzania

An interview with Blue Ventures’ partner support technicians in East Africa, Haji Machano and Khamis Juma

/ Aug 6, 2019

The Educator

Women in Fisheries 4: an interview with Hani Nusantari of JARI

/ Aug 2, 2019

Emmanuel’s story: fuelwood plantations in Tsimipaika Bay

Wood is an indispensable resource for communities in Madagascar, but forests are disappearing at an alarming rate

/ Jul 26, 2019