Blue Ventures Conservation, SW Madagascar; Mariculture Development Co-ordinator and Projet d’Appui aux Communautés des Pêcheurs co-ordinator

Activity: Consultancy


• Coordinated two ReCoMaP funded projects on the development of seaweed and sea cucumber (H. scabra) farming
• Pioneered the development of sea pen farming of H. scabra as an alternative livelihood for 24 families in 4 villages
• Published a trilingual training manual aimed at communities and NGO workers on sea cucumber farming
• Established experimental and permanent No-Take zones in four coastal villages in SW Madagascar
• Executed participatory mapping of marine resources and socio-economic surveys
• Established dinas (local laws) to protect marine reserves and established local management committees

PeriodJan 2008Jul 2010
Work forBlue Ventures Conservation, United Kingdom
Degree of RecognitionNational