Tag: sharing learning
Guardians of blue carbon
Ahead of International Day for the Conservation of the Mangrove Ecosystem, hear from a Blue Ventures blue carbon scientist about how communities in Madagascar are working to protect these precious forests – and the climate
Mapping the future: communities come together to discuss locally managed marine areas in Timor-Leste
In February, nine coastal communities from across Timor-Leste came together in Beto-Tasi for the biggest learning exchange ever organised by Blue Ventures in the country.
Going digital: collecting octopus fisheries data through mobile monitoring
Our community-based partner organisations in Indonesia are supporting communities to transition from paper-based data collection to mobile monitoring
Conservation leadership: nurturing collaboration for the African marine conservation sector
Strengthening relationships in the final week of training for the first cohort of the African Marine Conservation Leadership Programme
Giving back to seagrass
In the Trang province of southern Thailand, seagrass is more than just food and jobs – it enables communities to uphold their cultural identity. Now it's time to give back.
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
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.
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
Our ongoing journey: exploring the challenges and lessons learned about community engagement in conservation
Sharing learning on community engagement in conservation in Tsimipaika Bay
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
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
Valued people, effective teams
Twenty-one colleagues from eight different countries came together to strengthen the bonds within the outreach team
The role of Safidy: reflecting on Blue Ventures’ community health programme
Why does a marine conservation organisation work in community health?
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.
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.