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Kelly Hoareau: How do we ensure equitable access to opportunities?

  The term “Blue Economy” has reached many coastal nations. Seychelles is often called a pioneer of the Blue Economy. To some it might seem that Seychelles has all this money to do all those blue things…but what are these blue things, where is this money coming...

The role of SeyCCAT – Science and Policy Interface

SeyCCAT’s CEO, Angelique Pouponneau, reflects on the Science-Policy Interface Roundtable, “SeyCCAT has initiated the conversation, but it should continue beyond the initial exchange of opinion.  The event participants proposed to establish an annual or a...

Nature-based Solutions require funding; innovative funding

  The Forum of the Standing Committee on Finance (SCF), is the latest platform where Seychelles showcased its debt-for-nature swap for ocean conservation, a first of its kind in the world. The virtual presentation was made by Patrick Payet, the Secretary of State...

Ocean Story through a Seychellois Lens

Greetings from beautiful Seychelles! My name is Dillys and I am a future marine scientist, present filmmaker, and a forever Seychellois. I was lucky to be born in raised in a true island paradise, surrounded by turquoise ocean, granitic rocks, and so much lush...

Investing in Today for a Better Tomorrow

        International Youth Day on 12th August provides an opportunity to raise awareness of the challenges affecting young men and women. Today’s generation of youth (people under 30 years old) comprises half of the world’s population and is the...

A letter from the CEO – August 2021

Dear SeyCCAT friends,   We have already crossed the equator of 2021. Little surprise that this year comes with its own COVID challenges, but the overall trend seems positive. With this, it seems like a good time to share some updates from SeyCCAT on what we have...