April 30, 2018
in Latest News, Rebuilding Fisheries
tagged: Barren Isles, industrial fishing, shrimp
Madagascar’s largest protected area, the Barren Isles Locally Managed Marine Area (LMMA)
in northwest Madagascar, was lauded by the national Government on its creation in 2014 for
pioneering a new model for marine resource management. By providing a collaborative
management platform, LMMAs unite communities and their organisational partners under a set
of common goals. At the World Parks Congress in Sydney the President of Madagascar, His
Excellency Mr. Hery Rajaonarimampianina, praised the LMMA model for its benefits to food
security, promoting community empowerment and fostering grassroots leadership.

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