Over 48 days, data collectors in Sainte Luce and Elodrato have recorded 233 individual elasmobranchs landed - 140 sharks and 93 rays! This work funded by the Darwin Initiative is an important part of understanding the importance of the shark and ray fishery to local communities. But what does this have to do with SEED's crops and Sakondry work? Find out in this blog post.
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Talking about sustainable environment, education and development in southeast Madagascar. New articles every week from our team!
With Project Mahampy activities on hold due to the pandemic, SEED have been working with the Weavers’ Cooperative on a new menstrual hygiene project. With today being International Women’s Day, we could think of no better time to take a look back at the women’s achievements over the past three months!
In 2021, SEED began a tasty new project, trialling farming "bacon-flavoured" bugs to mitigate food insecurity, help vulnerable people, and protect limited natural resources.
After a tumultuous year for Project Mahampy and the wider world, we reflect on what was achieved in spite of the pandemic in 2020, and what the new normal means for the project.
What could freshwater fish possibly have to do with weaving? Emma takes a look at the connections between sustainable livelihoods and the environments which support them.
It's been a difficult year for the embroiderers of the Stitch Sainte Luce Cooperative. However, precious handmade stock has now made it to the UK, just in time for Christmas!
This week on the SEED Blog, Polly and Rainie take a look at gender equality in beekeeping, through the lens of Renitantely, one of our sustainable livelihoods projects.
This World Fisheries Day, Jess takes a look at what SEED Madagascar has achieved with Project Oratsimba, and some simple actions you can take to support sustainable fisheries.
To improve cooperation and ties between the lobster fishing communities of southeast Madagascar, Project Oratsimba has facilitated a series of community cross-visits. In this week's blog, Jess takes a look at how they went, and what the participants thought.
Collaborative research by the University College London, the Zoological Society of London and SEED Madagascar has been published in a leading scientific journal. In this week's blog post Marine Specialist Danick Trouwloon summarises the new paper.