Category: Supporting Partners

Once we’ve developed a conservation model that works, we support coastal communities to share their experiences and perspectives of managing their marine resources in order to facilitate broader uptake of these approaches.

Being agile in the age of a pandemic

Blue Ventures partner organisations in Indonesia show their ability to adapt to the impacts of COVID-19 and continue to support communities

/ Jun 24, 2020

Rumah Boboca: preserving ‘the Home of Octopus’ in the village of Bulutui

In the heart of the Coral Triangle, a community of octopus fishers in the village of Bulutui have been transforming their lives for the better.

/ Mar 18, 2020

We found our voice: Pate Island community’s journey in marine conservation

For Pate Island community members celebrating the first octopus fishery closures in Kenya, local fishery management has meant much more than just improving catches

/ Jan 29, 2020

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

Different contexts, shared approach

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

/ Nov 6, 2019

The Educator

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

/ Aug 2, 2019

Building confidence through communication

Women in Fisheries 3: an interview with Mursiati of FORKANI

/ Jun 7, 2019

Toudani: inspiring a connection with land, ocean and culture

Women in Fisheries 2: an interview with Nurmayanti of FORKANI

/ May 24, 2019

Behind the lens: how communities helped craft a global film about locally led marine conservation

Communities in Comoros, Indonesia and Madagascar filmed the openings of their octopus fishery closures, bringing their own unique perspectives to this marine management approach.

/ May 22, 2019

Valued people, effective teams

Twenty-one colleagues from eight different countries came together to strengthen the bonds within the outreach team

/ May 16, 2019
Zanzibar Martin Muir

Too big too soon

Lessons from a pilot octopus fishery closure in Jambiani, Zanzibar

/ Nov 22, 2018

The Darawa community celebrates a fisheries management milestone

The first community-led temporary octopus fishery closure in Wakatobi was reopened on 2 September with much ceremony and celebration.

/ Oct 11, 2018
Communication is key

Communication is key! Contextualising health promotion in Kaledupa

Our Indonesian partner Forkani recently held a communication training for health workers to help increase community engagement with health issues on Kaledupa Island.

/ Aug 30, 2018
A sunny day in Bulutui village

Breaking stereotypes: the Bulutui community starts to monitor their octopus fishery

A community meeting in the coastal village of Bulutui in Sulawesi inspires the establishment of a catch monitoring system and a move towards sustainable fishing practices.

/ Jul 12, 2018