Advancing Gender Equality

Blue Ventures

Empowering communities through marine conservation

The fishing industry is at a crossroads between economic collapse and environmental destruction. Blue Ventures believes a thoughtful, local approach can guide it forward sustainably.  

Partnership start date: 2019

Total funding committed: $134,697

Region: Africa, Asia, Caribbean 


What they do
Blue Ventures develops transformative approaches for catalysing and sustaining locally led marine conservation. Blue Ventures works in places where the ocean is vital to local cultures and economies, and are committed to protecting marine biodiversity in ways that benefit coastal people.

What our partnership does
Tableau Foundation supports Blue Venture’s work to bring locally-led fisheries management to over 260,000 people, across 11 countries. Using data, Blue Ventures empowers coastal communities to manage their own resources, developing rights-based fisheries management plans aiming to sustain local fisheries and safeguard marine biodiversity.