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MIHARI network publishes the LMMA Guide

MIHARI network publishes the LMMA Guide

Un Guide de référence sur les Aires Marines Gérées Localement (AMGL ou LMMA - Locally Managed Marine Areas) est maintenant disponible. Document de référence, il synthétise les cadres juridiques et les connaissances en matière de gestion locale et durable des...

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

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.

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