Tag: sharing learning

Building a united African voice for marine conservation during a global pandemic

Bringing together leaders working on the frontlines of conservation, the African Marine Conservation Leadership Programme has been on an unexpected journey

/ Feb 12, 2021

From small-scale fishers to ecotourism entrepreneurs

In Timor-Leste, ecotourism is a growing trade and is enabling coastal communities to diversify their livelihoods. In the community of Beto Tasi new families are now opening the doors of their homestay businesses.

/ Jan 22, 2021

Sharing octopus knowledge: it’s fun and it’s virtual!

To mark World Octopus Day, Rayhan shares his story of an octopus data collection workshop with our Indonesian partner, Japesda

/ Oct 8, 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

Valued people, effective teams

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

/ May 16, 2019

Farming the sea: sharing learning in Zanzibar

Our aquaculture team shared their experiences with community-based sea cucumber farming at a learning exchange in Zanzibar.

/ Mar 22, 2019
The CFM group | Photo: Jenny House

Using fisheries monitoring as a tool for empowering women in Timor-Leste

Community-based monitoring groups in Timor-Leste are collecting fisheries data and raising women's voices in discussions about marine resource management.

/ Oct 25, 2018

Collaborating for child and maternal health in Ambanja

An information and exchange session in Ambanja, northwest Madagascar, has led to increased collaboration between traditional birth attendants and government health workers

/ Sep 12, 2018

Progress, experience and passion: 11 years of supporting community health services in Madagascar

11 years ago today, Blue Ventures made the decision to diversify its approach and support local health service provision. In this blog Nick Reed-Krase reflects on the development, accomplishments and future of the Safidy programme.

/ Aug 15, 2018

Fiar-an, La’o ba oin: the women of Ataúro Homestay Association are moving forward

A learning exchange with Agora Food Studio has led to a greater confidence and engagement in cooking for Ataúro Island’s homestay hosts.

/ Jun 28, 2018

Is this thing on?

Lights, camera, action: behind the scenes of Participatory Video training in Madagascar

/ Jun 6, 2018

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