Wood is an indispensable resource for communities in Madagascar, but forests are disappearing at an alarming rate
Zo Andriamahenina left northwest Madagascar for Sunnyvale, California, to attend Google’s Geo for Good User Summit and learn more about how Google’s tools can help with natural resource management.
Since joining Blue Ventures, Christelle has successfully captured wild bee colonies and travelled the length of Madagascar to learn more about community-led beekeeping.
Aina Celéstin left the southwest of Madagascar for the first time in his life to attend a training retreat in Andasibe with his colleagues from the blue forests team.
When I started working with mangroves four years ago, I had no idea what I was getting myself into...
Volunteer Amanda Millin recounts her experience of Madagascar’s annual mangrove festival.
This week sees both International Forests Day and World Water Day - what better way to explore the intertwined nature of the two than celebrating mangroves - incredible areas where the forest meets the sea.
From humble beginnings over five years ago, locally led mangrove fishery management initiatives are now flourishing in Belo sur Mer and surrounding villages, alongside community-based health promotion and alternative coastal livelihoods in the form of aquaculture.
by Zo Andriamahenina, Geospatial Scientist, Blue Forests, Madagascar We were nearing the end of five months of forest inventory work in the mangroves of Ambaro-Ambanja Bay, northwest Madagascar. After almost three weeks of solid rain during our stay in...
by Cicelin Rakotomahazo, Socioeconomic Scientist, Blue Forests, Madagascar Mangrove replanting is a new idea for the remote coastal population living within the Velondriake Locally Managed Marine Area (LMMA) in southwest Madagascar. Until very recently, many people believed that mangroves grow only...