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Untold stories: Female fishers, processes and business owners share their stories
Globally, women and girls play a vital role in ensuring the sustainability of rural households and communities, improving rural livelihoods and overall wellbeing. Here we shine a light on several women who work as fishers, ...
Owning the story: People and human rights at the heart of communication small-scale fisheries
Speakers and panelists at two webinars on ethical and inclusive communication on small-scale fisheries discussed ways to lift up positive and accurate narratives to support thriving fisheries for food and nutrition security.
Hearing, counting and empowering women: GAF7 conference showcases gender equality progress and challenges
Blogpost about some of the key topics and outcomes from the Gender in Aquaculture and Fisheries conference
Respecting the other: Leading practitioner calls for greater research collaboration at MARE conference
A WorldFish honorary fellow has called for scientists and policymakers from around the world to listen and respect each other’s values more to better serve the fisher people of the world. This is critical to strengthening ...
Farming fish in fresh water is more affordable and sustainable than in the ocean
A tidal wave of interest is building in farming the seas. It’s part of a global rush to exploit oceanic resources that’s been dubbed the “blue acceleration.” Optimistic projections say that smart mariculture – fish farming ...
Gender assumptions harm progress on climate adaption and resilience, new study finds
Outdated assumptions around gender continue to hinder effective and fair policymaking and action for climate mitigation and adaptation, a new study published in Nature Climate Change has found.
Illuminating Hidden Harvests country case study author: Sergio Macedo Gomes de Mattos
Dr. Sergio Macedo Gomes de Mattos, who works for the Brazilian Artisanal Fishing Network (Teia de Redes da Pesca Artesanal do Brasil), was a contributing author to the marine part of the IHH Brazil case study. Mattos has ...
Raising a unified voice: Supporting African small-scale fishers and fish workers to be heard
Forty representatives of fisheries and regional organizations from across Africa have called for the strengthening of existing small-scale fisheries bodies and the creation of a new pan-African platform. These actions are ...
Emerging Scientist: Laura Khor
Laura Khor, a WorldFish Research Fellow, earned her Master of Science in Aquaculture from Universiti Malaysia Sabah and is currently working on novel approaches to monitoring and mitigating disease outbreaks in aquaculture. ...
How scientific evidence can build cross-sector bridges for a better blue economy: Five questions with Dr. Gareth Johnstone, WorldFish DG
The oceans’ resources are critical to life on earth, ranging from providing fish to enabling sea transport, and from mitigating climate change to tourism. These economic sectors and related policies together determine ...