Category: Madagascar

A visit to see Kokoly

In March 2020, Paul Antion visited Madame Kokoly, of Blue Ventures’ award-winning short film

/ Sep 23, 2020

A lever for change: learning to read and write in Mahajamba Bay

For small-scale fishing communities living in remote areas of Madagascar, illiteracy is a common barrier to managing their natural marine resources

/ Sep 17, 2020

From reproductive health to COVID-19: thirteen years of responding to community health needs

As we celebrate thirteen years of supporting community health, our Safidy teams continue to show their unrelenting dedication as they navigate the COVID-19 pandemic

/ Aug 12, 2020

Voices of the mangroves

Stories from colleagues, friends and community members who dedicate their lives to the mangroves of Madagascar

/ Aug 6, 2020

The ambitious challenge of community-led aquaculture

Reflecting on a journey of community resilience in southwest Madagascar and learning for the future

/ Jul 15, 2020

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

Curiosity, discomfort, new understanding: an insider’s account of our latest health-environment research

How did it feel when we placed our integrated health-environment programme under scrutiny?

/ Nov 11, 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