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Locally Managed Marine Areas in Africa

This film explains why Locally Managed Marine Areas (LMMAs) are beneficial to coastal communities, how they are established and exactly what they are. It is designed for local fishing communities, donors, government and civil society who want to support LMMAs and spread the word about them. It is also suitable for an audience that is unfamiliar with LMMAs but interested in learning about them.

  • Jahawi Bertolli
  • Melita Samoilys
  • Melita Samoilys
  • Melita Samoilys
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Short
  • Runtime:
    9 minutes 30 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    July 1, 2017
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Director Biography - Jahawi Bertolli, Melita Samoilys

Jahawi Bertolli is a young and talented natural history film maker and photographer from Kenya specialising in wildlife and the underwater world.

Growing up in Kenya, spending a lot of time both on the beach or out in the bush, Jahawi nurtured a deep curiosity and love for the natural world and strives to portray the beauty, power and vulnerability of wild environments through his work. The main themes of his work being environmental, marine and shark conservation.

Mainly a freelanceer he has directed and filmed documentaries from the remote northern coast of Kenya to the Galapagos Islands in Ecuador.

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