Recent Submissions

  • WorldBank_Assam Agribusiness and Rural Transformation Project (APART)_Six Month Report_Oct 2021 to Mar 2022 

    Rajendran, S.; Chadag, V.; Vishnumurthy Mohan Chadag: 0000-0002-2574-284X (2022)
    Type: Donor Report
    The report consists the detailed information on the work carried out under APART-WorldFish project during October 2021 to March 2022
  • CIAT_ACCIRA_Annual Report_2021 

    Jacobs-Mata, I. (2022)
    Type: Donor Report
    AICCRA Zambia aims to improve water security in the drylands of Southern Africa through access to knowledge, technologies, and decision-making tools, to strengthen climate resilience in Zambia's agriculture and food systems ...
  • Fish Farming for prosperity 

    Panemangalore, A.P.; Arun Padiyar Panemangalore: 0000-0002-5271-8642 (2022)
    Type: Brochure
    This book documents the success of women groups in fish farming under the Odisha Governments flagship program "input assistance to WSHG for scientific pisciculture in GP tanks" over the last three years. This document is ...
  • Gender-inclusive innovations for aquatic food systems transformation 

    Hossain, P.R.; Peerzadi Rumana Hossain: 0000-0002-1125-284X (2022)
    Type: Presentation
    Bangladesh is a highly vulnerable country to climate change, variability and extremes. Seasonal signature of extreme heat, heavy and mean precipitation changes, floods and cyclones are few among the challenges. These are ...
  • Fish for Livelihoods: Minimum dietary diversity for women Survey 

    Phyo, E.E.; Ali, S.A.; Rizaldo, Q.; Akester, M.J.; Ei Ei Phyo: 0000-0002-3745-7659; Syed Aman Ali: 0000-0003-3876-130X; Quennie Rizaldo: 0000-0002-7958-2618; Michael Joseph Akester: 0000-0001-6526-1613 (2021)
    Type: Internal Report
    The survey used a 24-hour dietary recall and a 7-day recall on the consumption of fish and fish-based processed products (FBPPs). The survey accessed the minimum dietary diversity for women of reproductive age (MDD-W). ...
  • Gendered aquaculture value chain analysis and development: An analytical framework. 

    Kruijssen, F.; Danielsen, K.; Newton, J.; Braaten, Y. (2022)
    Type: Manual
    Gendered aquaculture value chain analysis is a tool that supports the process of understanding the different realities that women, youths, minorities, small-scale actors and other disadvantaged groups face, not only in ...
  • Women's Empowerment in Fisheries and Aquaculture Index (WEFI): Guidance Notes (Video) 

    Kruijssen, F.; Sproule, K. (2022)
    Type: Video
    This video provides a good overview of the Women's Empowerment in Fisheries and Aquaculture Index (WEFI) methodology and tools to use to carry out the research. WEFI measures the empowerment, agency and inclusion of women ...
  • Four pathways to achieve gender equality and women’s empowerment in small-scale fisheries and aquaculture: Insights from FISH research 

    Adam, R.; McDougall, C.; Bevitt, K.; Freed, S.; Gomese, C.; Johnson, A.; Lau, J.; Mudege, N.; Muzungaire, L.; Rajaratnam, S.; Ride, A.; Yasmin, S.; Zaman, T.; Cynthia McDougall: 0000-0002-5606-6813; Sarah Freed: 0000-0001-8574-8218; Jacqueline Lau: 0000-0002-0403-8423; Netsayi Mudege: 0000-0002-0389-1967 (2022)
    Type: Report
    This technical report aims to expound on the constraints and opportunities faced by women, men, marginalized poor and youths whose livelihoods depend on aquatic food systems. To address this, the report uses case studies ...
  • Women's Empowerment in Fisheries and Aquaculture Index (WEFI): Guidance Notes 

    McDougall, C.; Kruijssen, F.; Sproule, K.; Serfilippi, E.; Rajaratnam, S.; Newton, J.; Adam, R.; Cynthia McDougall: 0000-0002-5606-6813 (2022)
    Type: Other (Guidance Note)
    WorldFish, KIT and other partners have created the Women's Empowerment in Fisheries and Aquaculture Index (WEFI) guidance notes and accompanied tools. WEFI measures the empowerment, agency and inclusion of women in fisheries ...
  • Changes in intra-household decision-making powers: Effects of a gender transformative approach in saving groups in the Barotse Floodplain, Zambia 

    Cole, S.M.; Barker-Perez, E.; Rajaratnam, S.; McDougall, C.; Kato-Wallace, J.; Muyaule, C.; Kaunda, P.; Puskur, R.; Longley, C.; Mulanda, A.; Mulanda, J.; Patel, A.E.; Steven Michael Cole: 0000-0002-8947-0871; Cynthia McDougall: 0000-0002-5606-6813; Ranjitha Puskur: 0000-0002-9112-3414 (2022)
    Type: Working Paper
    Microfinance models have expanded over the past decades to include savings groups to assist people who lack access to more formal financial services to save, borrow, and earn interest on their investments. Development ...
  • Affordable local ingredients for fish feeds in low-income contexts: A social and gender risk and opportunity analysis 

    Ganguly, S.; Drucza, K.; Yossa, R.; McDougall, C.; Rodrigue Yossa: 0000-0003-4792-0173; Cynthia McDougall: 0000-0002-5606-6813 (2022)
    Type: Working Paper
    Aquaculture’s contribution to food and nutrition security and also poverty reduction can be viewed in three ways: (1) as a direct source of food, including protein and essential micronutrients, (2) as a source of employment ...
  • GAF Section Newsletter. Gender in Aquaculture and Fisheries Section of the Asian Fisheries Society 

    Rajaratnam, S. (2022)
    Type: Newsletter
    The GAF Section Newsletter presents the society member's engagement in online events, research and other relevant updates. It includes stories from major events for 2020 and 2021.
  • Qualitative tools for the Women’s Empowerment in Fisheries and Aquaculture Index (WEFI) 

    Kruijssen, F.; Newton, J. (2022)
    Type: Tool
    This document describes a set of tools that can be used for qualitative research on women’s empowerment in fisheries and aquaculture and which complement the quantitative tools for the calculation of the ‘Women’s Empowerment ...
  • The importance of sex-disaggregated and gender data to a gender-inclusive COVID-19 response in the aquatic food systems 

    Choudhury, A.; Rajaratnam, S.; McDougall, C.; Afrina Choudhury: 0000-0003-1734-6238; Cynthia McDougall: 0000-0002-5606-6813 (2022)
    Type: Book Chapter
    The chapter underscores the importance of sex-disaggregated data and gender data for inclusive and evidence-informed fisheries and aquaculture policies and development programs.
  • Gender Transformative Approaches: Transforming food systems to advance equality 

    McDougall, C.; Choudhury, A.; Adam, R.; Haque, S.; Patel, A.E.; Cynthia McDougall: 0000-0002-5606-6813; Afrina Choudhury: 0000-0003-1734-6238 (2022)
    Type: Other (Infographic)
    Women and men are both critical to resilient food systems. Yet the aquatic food sector is not an even playing field: persistent gender inequalities mean women face more barriers than men at every turn. Infographic on Gender ...
  • Women empowerment through sharing household responsibilities 

    Hossain, M. (2021)
    Type: Poster
    Sharing household activities with men can enhance the process of women's empowerment.
  • Identifying niches for women’s entrepreneurship in aquatic food chains: A methods package 

    Brouwer, L.; McDougall, C.; Adam, R.; Cynthia McDougall: 0000-0002-5606-6813 (2022)
    Type: Other (Methodology guide)
    From June to November 2018, Bopinc undertook a scoping study for WorldFish and the FISH CRP on promising opportunities for women led entrepreneurship in the aquaculture sector of Nigeria. This methods package aims to share ...
  • Sustainability impacts of ecosystem approaches to small-scale aquaculture in Bangladesh 

    Dam Lam, R.; Barman, B.K.; Lozano, D.P.; Khatun, M.; Parvin, L.; Choudhury, A.; Rossignoli, C.; Karanja, A.; Gasparatos, A.; Rodolfo Dam Lam: 0000-0001-5987-3592; Benoy Kumar Barman: 0000-0003-0554-2207; Mst. Zohura Khatun: 0000-0003-4378-3677; Lutfa Parvin Lisa: 0000-0001-7103-8231; Afrina Choudhury: 0000-0003-1734-6238; Cristiano Rossignoli: 0000-0001-8220-7360; Alice Karanja: 0000-0001-9095-4905 (2022)
    Type: Journal Article
    This study explores the sustainability impacts of adopting an ecosystem approach in underutilized homestead ponds (ecoponds) operated by women in Bangladesh. Households with ecoponds have significantly higher fish productivity, ...
  • Women’s Economic Empowerment and Hilsa Fisheries: Experience in ECOFISH Activity 

    Abdul, W.M.; Sharmin, R.; Haque, A.M.; A.B.M. Mahfuzul Haque: 0000-0002-5334-5630 (2021)
    Type: Report
    USAID funded ECOFISH Activity (2014-2019) aimed to improve the resilience of the Meghna (Padma-Meghna and tributaries) river systems and communities reliant on coastal fisheries. The activity, implemented jointly by WorldFish ...
  • Tinker, tailor or transform: Gender equality amidst social-ecological change 

    Lawless, S.; Cohen, P.J.; McDougall, C.; Mangubhai, S.; Song, A.; Morrison, T.; Philippa Jane Cohen: 0000-0002-9987-1943; Cynthia McDougall: 0000-0002-5606-6813 (2021)
    Type: Journal Article
    Global visions of environmental change consider gender equality to be a foundation of sustainable social-ecological systems. Similarly, social-ecological systems frameworks position gender equality as both a precursor to, ...

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