In the Joal-Fadiouth MPA (Senegal), community-based approaches such as participatory seagrass mapping enhance the legitimacy of conservation actions by drawing upon local fisherfolk knowledge and help raising awareness about ecosystem interrelations that are important to commercial fisheries and to the communities that depend on them.
Tracking the green turtles’ 1,000-kilometre migration from Guinea-Bissau to the lush seagrass meadows in Mauritania
This report synthesizes current knowledge of seagrass ecosystems, highlights their importance, and provides policy recommendations.
An introductory flyer presenting the project ResilienSEA.
An informative poster to easily identify the three main species of seagrasses found in West Africa.
This initial assessment is a perception from the region’s stakeholders of the various ecosystem services and benefits that seagrasses provide.