Blue Ventures Conservation

Blue Ventures Conservation is an award-winning, UK-based marine conservation organization, dedicated to working with local communities to conserve threatened marine environments. Among other projects, they have led a socioeconomic monitoring initiative for the Velondriake Community Managed Protected Area in Madagascar.

                    Gulf Caribbean Fisheries Institute

The Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute (GCFI) is an independent, not-for-profit organization founded in 1947 to promote the exchange of current information on the use and management of marine resources in the Gulf and Caribbean region. From its beginning, GCFI has endeavored to involve scientific, governmental, and commercial sectors to provide a broad perspective on relevant issues, and to encourage dialogue among groups that often operate in relative isolation from one another.

                  Too Big To Ignore

 Too Big To Ignore: Global Partnership for Small-scale Fisheries  Research is a new research network and knowledge mobilization partnership to promote and revitalize small-scale fisheries in Newfoundland and Labrador (NL), Canada, North America, and around the world. Current initiatives include the Research Priorities for Small-Scale Fisheries Survey and development of a Small-scale Fisheries Information System.

      Regional Fisheries Livelihoods Programme for South and Southeast  Asia

The Regional Fisheries Livelihood Programme for South and Southeast Asia (RFLP) sets out to strengthen capacity among participating small-scale fishing communities and their supporting institutions in Cambodia, Indonesia, the Philippines, Sri Lanka, Timor-Leste and Viet Nam. By doing so the RFLP seeks to improve the livelihoods of fisher folk and their families while fostering more     sustainable fisheries resources management practices.

            Locally-Managed Marine Area Network

The Locally-Managed Marine Area (LMMA) Network is  a group of marine conservation practitioners working in Asia and the Pacific who have joined together to increase the success of their efforts.

 

 

 


 

One Response to Programs and Projects

  1. Jeremy Rude says:

    Hi,

    I’m a researcher working on the 50-in-10 project, an initiative that seeks to restore 50% of the world’s fisheries and catch to sustainable levels in 10 years. We are currently working to identify fisheries from around the world that are ripe for intervention and reform in order to meet our goal. As you all at SAFRN probably know, small scale fisheries are severely underrepresented in existing fishery databases.

    I’m wondering if I could speak with some from SAFRN, in order to discuss more about our project and the possibility of a collaboration. Please contact me so I can provide you with a better context of our goals.

    Best,
    Jeremy Rude

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