Empowering Change: Introducing The Africa Fair Seaweed Finance Facility

In a world grappling with the effects of climate change, the need for sustainable and resilient aquaculture practices has never been more pressing. Shallow water seaweed farmers, particularly in the Western Indian Ocean (WIO) region (Tanzania, Kenya and Mozambique), are facing unprecedented challenges. Lower yields and an increased prevalence of disease are symptomatic of the […]

Our January-March journey on the Mangrove Blue Carbon Project

The first quarter was so fast paced having a number of activities and targets we had to achieve as we set out for the project. 1.  Research to support the carbon credit project Stakeholders Mapping & Risk Analysis The social-economic drivers for mangrove loss at the sites in Tanzania. Mapping mangrove ecosystem service and use […]


We are so excited to share our recent participation in the 2024 NEWF Fellows Summit & Congress, which was held at the Elangen & Maharani Southern Hotel in Durban, South Africa from February 26th to March 1st, 2024. The NEWF Fellows Summit & Congress is an annual convergence of minds, bringing together scientists, storytellers, filmmakers, […]

2024 ANNUAL RETREAT : Recapping Our Retreat Activity

As we look back on our recent Annual Staff Retreat 2024, it’s clear that we hopped on an unforgettable journey of team bonding, planning, and growth. From February 22nd to February 27th, we gathered together for a week filled with good fellowship, laughter, and strategic brainstorming for the year ahead. One of the highlights of […]

Artisanal Fisheries Mapping for Better Marine Management in the Southern Coast of Tanzania Mainland

In early 2024, Aqua-Farms Organization, in collaboration with USAID Heshimu Bahari, embarked on a transformative journey along the Southern Coast of Tanzania Mainland under the execution of the “Artisanal Fisheries Patterns Mapping” (AFPM) survey. The mapping aimed at gathering crucial insights from coastal communities within Marine Managed Areas such as Collaborative Fisheries Management Areas (CFMAs) […]