Piloted in 2009 (www.youtube.com/watch?v=4yUY5iSTnKg
), after undertaking 2005 fish catch surveys across southern Vietnam.
• MANTA takes Vietnamese fishermen off overfishing into watersports (using their existing ocean skills), to help grow marine stocks.
• Sail-trained Vietnamese fishermen now run Vietnam’s 1st sail training centre, teaching watersports survival skills, climate change reduction and awareness, to a range of local and international communities(https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B1R0p9h8uYwzamFrQk9TZkJEWjg/view
), and grow a medicinal plant garden.
• Ho Chi Minh City school children, for example, help sustain the alternative livelihoods for fishermen in watersports, by participating to learn watersports survival skills, with their core components community service. As MANTA is aligned with International Baccalaureate core curriculum components (http://vimeo.com/150870933
A 12 year review is available on request.