An exchange visit to Pate Island, Lamu Archipelago – inspiring change in community-led fisheries and conservation
Munje to Pate – the start of learning There was hope and excitement as nine community members, seven men, and two ladies from Munje in southeast Kenya, boarded a shuttle bus for a nine-hour journey to Lamu. Our mission was...
Through action and change for equality The role of women in the fisheries sector cannot be further emphasized as they are key actors and players in forging connections between fishers and the market. While a fisherman’s role may mainly involve...
For Pate Island community members celebrating the first octopus fishery closures in Kenya, local fishery management has meant much more than just improving catches
Women in Fisheries 2: an interview with Nurmayanti of FORKANI
Community-based monitoring groups in Timor-Leste are collecting fisheries data and raising women's voices in discussions about marine resource management.
Mindy Cruz had to stop going to school when she was 12, making it difficult for her to find fulfilling work, but now she is the Chairwoman of Belioness – a group of Belizean women who make jewellery from the...
A learning exchange in Zanzibar has encouraged Comorian fisherwomen to form an association and organise a temporary fishery closure.
The National Coordinator of the MIHARI Network, Vatosoa Rakotondrazafy, is a pioneering voice for women’s rights in Madagascar’s male-dominated fisheries sector.
E-louise was one of the first students to be supported by a Blue Ventures scholarship when they first began in 2007, and she’s now an intern within our education programme!
Collaborating to save seagrass: communities in Timor-Leste embrace a new opportunity for conservation
A community-based seagrass monitoring programme has been established to empower the residents of Ataúro Island to protect one of their most vital marine ecosystems.
Our Medical Director reflects on ten years of integrating community health services into local marine management efforts in Madagascar.
Our Community Health Programme Coordinator Nick Reed-Krase reflects on the impact that the Mexico City Policy will have on community health workers.