News from Madagascar: “Carnivals and capacity building: Fishers learn new skills and share ideas at MIHARIS Northwest regional workshop

May 02, 2018

The MIHARI Network obtained funding from the GEF Dugong and Seagrass Conservation Project for an initiative called “Fisher knowledge, awareness and behaviour change for the conservation of dugongs and seagrass using the MIHARI network of Locally Managed Marine Areas in Madagascar.”

170 participants including more than 130 small-scale fishers and community leaders from the Boeny, Diana and Sofia regions came together for MIHARI’s Northwest Regional Workshop from 25 to 28 April 2018. This annual meeting of the MIHARI Network began with the grand carnival of the 2018 Dugong Festival, hosted on the beautiful island of Nosy Be.

Read more on MIHARI’s website