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6 December 2014, Stone Town, Zanzibar – Improving the management of Africa’s small-scale fisheries can deliver sustained benefits throughout the seafood supply chain, benefiting coastal communities while rebuilding dwindling fish stocks. This was the message of a landmark meeting in Zanzibar, bringing together 65 delegates from 13 countries across east Africa and the western Indian Ocean.

1 December 2014, Sydney, Australia – Madagascar’s President Rajaonarimampianina has committed to triple the country’s marine protected areas and establish a legal framework to protect community management of fishing grounds, heralding the announcement of the country's largest locally managed marine protected area in the Barren Isles archipelago.

28 November 2014, Antananarivo, Madagascar 
– The Government of Madagascar has accorded temporary protection to the Barren Isles archipelago, thus creating the largest community-managed marine protected area in the Indian Ocean.

28 Novembre 2014, Antananarivo, Madagascar 
– Le Gouvernement de Madagascar vient d’octroyer à l’archipel des Îles Barren le statut de protection temporaire, créant ainsi la plus grande Aire Marine Protégée dans l’Océan Indien gérée par les communautés locales.

31 July 2014, Antananarivo, Madagascar – Health and conservation sectors unite to establish a broad network of policy makers, funders and practitioners committed to reinforcing an integrated approach to sustainable development in Madagascar

11 July 2014, Antananarivo, Madagascar - A meeting in Antananarivo later this month will bring together policy makers, funders and NGO practitioners to galvanise the broader adoption of the integrated Population-Health-Environment (PHE) approach in Madagascar.

1st May 2014, St Andrews, UK - An innovative project integrating community-based health services with locally-led marine conservation initiatives has won this year’s St Andrews Prize for the Environment.

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Laura Robson