Shimoni-Vanga Multi-stakeholder Forum: Putting Communities at the Forefront of Blue Economy

“The forum is a melting pot of ideas and representation providing an opportunity to exchange information thereby creating unity in the region to spearhead development by the people, for the people, and with the people,” Deputy County Commissioner, Lunga Lunga sub-county, Joseph Sawe.

Anna Davis addressing the leadup participants sitting under a baobab tree during the workshop session

Under the baobab tree

“For the two days I was in this forum, I savored every second of every minute of every hour I was here. There was a bucket load of lessons to learn, and I felt grateful that I was here. The exceptional facilitation by Maliasili made the complex and deep content relatable and exciting.”

Team Comoros, Dahari, Blue Ventures and COMRED on their way to Mkwiro Island, Kenya.

The journey of a thousand miles: Comoros-Kenya learning exchange

“The exchange learning is a good inspiration experience for the people I am working with in Comoros through  Dahari  and  Blue Ventures . The systems in Kenya are ahead in terms of governance and in Comoros, we have made strides in fisheries data collection and management. I believe these differences present a perfect opportunity for both  teams to learn from each other.” Siti Mohamed, Dahari – Comoros.

Tunasonga kingalawa: slow but steady as we navigate the pandemic

A year after Kenya’s first COVID-19 case was confirmed, infections continue to rise. We are currently experiencing our third wave of the virus, and the highest number of infections so far. An economic crisis, brought on in part by the stringent measures set by the government, has been one of the most significant ripple effects […]