Read more about the article Madagascar : renforcer la place des communautés dans la gouvernance des aires marines protégées
Sébastien Desbureaux (cirad)

Madagascar : renforcer la place des communautés dans la gouvernance des aires marines protégées

PARTNER POST FROM GRET Read the full post on the GRET website Les aires marines protégées concernent moins de 3% des océans de la planète, et moins de 1% des eaux malgaches,…

Continuer la lectureMadagascar : renforcer la place des communautés dans la gouvernance des aires marines protégées

Fijian support strengthens community-led marine conservation in Madagascar

PARTNER POST FROM BLUE VENTURES For the first time, participants in the national MIHARI forum were joined by visitors from the International LMMA Network, headquartered in Suva, Fiji. The Pacific region, the birthplace of the LMMA concept has been a source of inspiration for the LMMA movement in Madagascar.

Continuer la lectureFijian support strengthens community-led marine conservation in Madagascar

Signed, sealed, delivered, I’m your protected area

PARTNER POST FROM BLUE VENTURES When Velondriake’s community leaders heard the announcement that their LMMA was to receive permanent designation as a protected area, they preferred to wait until they had a copy of the stamped, signed Decree in their hands to hold celebrations. Now the i’s have been dotted, the t’s crossed and we finally have it: a definitive protected area with a formal Decree establishing the activities that are allowed and those that are forbidden within its boundaries.

Continuer la lectureSigned, sealed, delivered, I’m your protected area

Village takes bold step to save fishery — with help from goats

PARTNER POST FROM CONSERVATION INTERNATIONAL On one day in 2009, the Malagasy village of Ivovona harvested 600 kilograms (1,322 pounds) of fish, mostly octopus. Earlier this year, those same fishermen, joined by others from the nearby village of Ambavarano, pulled in 5 tons of octopus — in three hours. How did things turn around so quickly in a remote, poverty-stricken community? The villagers made the decision to adopt fishing regulations — and gained a new source of livelihood in the process.

Continuer la lectureVillage takes bold step to save fishery — with help from goats