On-going SeyCCAT partnerships and projects
Research and Development of Hatchery Culture of the Tropical Echinoderm HOLOTHURIA SCABRA and HOLOTHURIA sp. “PENTARD” in the Republic of Seychelles for the consequent application in Sustainable Commercial Production
Chris Lespoir of Harmony Investments helps kick off aquaculture in Seychelles with some research and development on sea cucumbers.read more
High-resolution 2D / 3D coastal mapping and monitoring using Unmanned Aerial Vehicle and Structure-from-Motion photogrammetry techniques on the island of Mahé.
With Jonathan’s expertise and the latest technology, this project will contribute to baseline studies and monitoring tools for management, developing knowledge to understand coastal processes to improve decision-making.read more
Feasibility study to determine the economic viability to operate a rock-oyster farm for commercial purposes in Seychelles
Jacques Belle, together with his team, explores the feasibility of rock oyster farming in Seychelles.read more
SIF is now turning to innovative communication to deliver Aldabra’s messages of hope, especially focusing on marine science, to a wider audience and increase public engagement.read more
Young Praslinois, Laura Valentino develops 2 children books and a series of reading sessions to increase awareness about endemic species.read more
Reduction of ocean pollution through sea floor clean up, and education of fishermen and youth about the impact of ocean pollution.
Marcus, Mervin and Dominique, sea cucumber divers, typically remove sea cucumbers for their livelihoods but this project gives them the opportunity to use their skills to remove marine debris from the ocean.read more
Feasibility study on the potential contribution of seaweed cultivation across sectors in Seychelles for sustainable production and consumption.
Masters student, Mariette Dine, explores potential economic opportunities around seaweed cultivation.read more
Sheena Talma, a marine biologist, assess whether it is feasible to introduce of a ‘traffic light’ sustainability labelling system in Seychelles.read more
Following Rachel Bristol’s satellite tracking of sooty-terns, Robert Mondon publishes a children’s book about Sootina, a sooty-tern from Bird Island, based on the data they have collected.read more
Barbara, a seasoned journalist, kickstart a video series focusing on sustainable fisheries and the blue economy.read more
Entrepreneurship Development in the Blue Economy Sector through capacity building for MSME’s & ESA Staff.
Building the capacity of the Enterprise Seychelles Agency with key skills to thereafter, build the capacity of fishers and the wives of fishers to start more ‘blue businesses.’read more
Fishing Livelihoods and Fisheries Management in the Mahé Granitic Island, Seychelles: A Cost-Benefit-Analysis based on a Value Chain Approach
Keith Andre and partners develop a baseline survey on cost-benefit analysis along the fish value chain in addition to capacity building for sustainable fisheries management.read more
Children and youth on Praslin engage in mangroves rehabilitation at Pasquiere on Praslin.read more
Dillys kickstarts her filmmaking career with an ocean documentary – Nou Leker Ble.read more
A women-led association builds the entrepreneurship skills of unemployed women through using seaweed and elements of the circular economy.read more
Lisa and Shafira share important information on the sustainable development goals (SDGs) and volunteering opportunities to youth.read more
James Michel Foundation builds a roadmap for pathways to explore blue carbon opportunities in Seychelles.read more
Pilot and integration of tracking, logbook and market traceability tools for co-management of the small-scale fisheries sector in Seychelles.
This proposal aims to address several important needs identified by the fishers and their association in order to implement co-management using data-driven tools and Satellite and Information Communication Technologies.read more
Addressing a gap in the blue economy entrepreneurship ecosystem, TGMI’s accelerator programme helps entrepreneurs move to the next level.read more
A nine-month Seychelles Marine Scholarship Programme aimed at young Seychellois (18-25 years) to increase knowledge of the marine environment.read more
Mapping coral population connectivity and ocean currents to inform management & policy of the coral reef system in Seychelles.
How connected are our corals? SIF investigates the coral connectivity between Aldabra and other nearby reefs.read more
River mapping and monitoring and mangrove habitat mapping project for the sustainable development of Praslin island.
River and mangrove mapping on Praslin helps to inform decision-making.read more
Shahiid’s business idea of connecting fishers and consumers to reduce wastage requires further research to understand the behaviour of fishers and consumers as a necessary building block to develop his business.read more
Marine Biodiversity baseline assessment around Fregate Island, the eastern most Seychelles ‘Inner’ granitic island
Development of first baseline data of the marine environment of Fregate island through a long-term marine monitoring programme.read more
Abundance, habitat selection and movements at sea of the Red-footed Booby (Sula sula) as informative tools for conservation within the Seychelles Marine Spatial Plan
The research seeks to determine population size estimates, the geographical distribution of the Red-footed Booby (RFB) in Seychelles, and to identify the foraging areas exploited by this species and its habitat selection at sea around Farquhar.read more
Spatial ecology and response to catch-and-release of recreationally targeted fish species on St. François and Alphonse Atolls: Implications for conservation and management.
With ICS’ cutting-edge research, whether catch-and-release is really as harmless as we think it is with the tracking and monitoring of the response of the Giant Trevally to catch-and-release.read more
Piloting voluntary fisheries zone closure on Praslin Island for the benefit of the marine environment and fisher folks
An association of small-scale fishers on Praslin pilots a voluntary trap fishery closure in the bay of Baie Ste. Anne for a period of 6 months for increased safety and revenue during the South-East monsoon.read more
Trial and nurture business models to secure the sustainable development of Seychelles’ blue economy.
SeyCCAT is supporting the research and development of blue economy businesses.read more
Develop and implement risk reduction and social resilience plans to adapt to the effects of climate change
Building community resilience to the impacts of climate change is central to the mission of SeyCCAT.read more
Promote the rehabilitation of marine and coastal habitats and ecosystems that have been degraded by local and global impacts
Coastal and marine ecosystems are severely affected but we support efforts to research and rehabilitate these ecosystems.read more
Empower the fisheries sector with robust science and knowhow to improve governance, sustainability, value and market options
Small-scale fishers benefit from SeyCCAT grants to support novel ideas and research to empower the fisheries sector.read more
Completed projects that support existing and new marine protected areas.read more
Sustainable Development Goals
We have collated information on past and current projects in Seychelles to aid applicants in the design of proposals. We will use these datasets to ensure we do not duplicate past or ongoing projects.
Environment and conservation Projects
Please inspect the database of past and current environmental and conservation projects in Seychelles to ensure your proposal is not duplicating past or current efforts.
Please inspect the database of past and current fisheries projects in Seychelles (as carried out by the Seychelles Fishing Authority) to ensure your proposal is not duplicating past or current efforts.