Category: Madagascar

Tackling a global pandemic, one note at a time

Meet the Malagasy creatives using the power of music and film to raise awareness of COVID-19 in hard-to-reach coastal communities

/ Jul 2, 2020

Going beyond conservation: responding to community health needs during the COVID-19 pandemic

On World Health Day, we express gratitude to health care workers, our community health team and the Blue Ventures family for working together to respond to this crisis

/ Apr 7, 2020

A knowledge journey through Madagascar

Our new Knowledge Development Manager, Jenny Oates, takes us on a journey through Madagascar to discover what knowledge means at Blue Ventures

/ Mar 25, 2020

A family reunion in Madagascar: highlights from the Blue Ventures Team Conference 2019

Two hundred Blue Ventures staff from across the world met in the highlands of Madagascar to learn, share, sing and dance, energising the team to meet the challenges of the new decade ahead

/ Jan 22, 2020

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

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

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

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

Clawing back a sustainable future

If there’s a creature in Madagascar with bad PR that deserves redemption, then it is surely the humble mangrove mud crab...

/ Jul 3, 2019

Using smartphones to improve community health

For community health workers in remote parts of Madagascar, smartphones can be a real game changer

/ Jun 12, 2019