Recent Submissions

  • ‘Bringing a change’ in women’s equitable involvement in aquaculture 

    Bevitt, K.
    Type: Blog
    This blogpost highlights 2020 research outputs of the WorldFish gender theme as part of the CGIAR Research Program on Fish Agri-Food Systems (FISH). Here, we focus on research examining gender in aquaculture, in particular ...
  • A Gender research activity plan for the aquaculture: Increasing Income, Diversifying Diets and Empowering Women (IDEA) in Bangladesh project 

    Adam, R.; Paz Mendez, A.; Haque, S.; Choudhury, A.; McDougall, C.; Afrina Choudhury: 0000-0003-1734-6238; Cynthia McDougall: 0000-0002-5606-6813
    Type: Demonstrator, pilot, prototype, plan designs
    This document describes the key activities IDEA will undertake from 2020 to 2022 to achieve its women empowerment outputs and outcomes. It is organized around the main results stated in ‘Outcome 5’ women empowerment outputs ...
  • A gendered aquaculture value chain analysis in northwestern Bangladesh 

    Kruijssen, F.; Adam, R.; Choudhury, A.; Danielsen, K.; McDougall, C.; Newton, J.; Smits, E.; Shelley, C.C.; Afrina Choudhury: 0000-0003-1734-6238; Cynthia McDougall: 0000-0002-5606-6813; Colin Charles Shelley: 0000-0002-5268-3806 (2021)
    Type: Report
    This document presents a value chain study with an integrated gender lens of the aquaculture sector in Rajshahi and Rangpur in northwestern Bangladesh. The study forms part of the contextual knowledge foundation for the ...
  • Gender equality in climate policy and practice hindered by assumptions 

    Lau, J.; Kleiber, D.L.; Lawless, S.; Cohen, P.J.; Jacqueline Lau: 0000-0002-0403-8423; Philippa Jane Cohen: 0000-0002-9987-1943 (2021)
    Type: Journal Article
    Gender has a powerful influence on people’s experience of, and resilience to, climate change. Global climate change policy is committed to tackling gender inequalities in mitigation and adaptation. However, progress is ...
  • Not recognizing women actors in aquaculture: Does the private sector lose business? (Seeds of Change Conference) 

    Hasiba, Z. (2021)
    Type: Poster
    Poster on the project to identify the barriers that prevent goods, services and employment opportunities from being offered on an equitable basis to men and women in the aquaculture sector. The idea is not to develop and ...
  • Fish losses for whom? A gendered assessment of post-harvest losses in the barotse floodplain fishery, Zambia 

    Kaminski, A.; Cole, S.M.; Al Haddad, R.; Kefi, A.; Chilala, A.; Chisule, G.; Mukuka, K.N.; Longley, C.; Teoh, S.; Ward, A.; Alexander Kaminski: 0000-0001-5148-0460; Steven Michael Cole: 0000-0002-8947-0871; Shwu Jiau Teoh: 0000-0001-7676-8583 (2020)
    Type: Journal Article
    Few studies examine post-harvest fish losses using a gender lens or collect sex-disaggregated data. This mixed-methods study assessed fish losses experienced by female and male value chain actors in a fishery in western ...
  • Towards Ocean Equity 

    Osterblum, H.; Wabnitz, C.C.; Tladi, D.; Allison, E.; Arnaud-Haond, S.; Bebbington, J.; Bennett, N.; Blasiak, R.; Boonstra, W.J.; Choudhury, A.; Cisneros-Montemayor, A.M.; Daw, T.; Fabinyi, M.; Franz, N.; Harden-Davies, H.; Kleiber, D.L.; Lopes, P.; McDougall, C.; Resosudarmo, B.P.; Selim, S.A.; Afrina Choudhury: 0000-0003-1734-6238; Cynthia McDougall: 0000-0002-5606-6813 (2020)
    Type: Working Paper
    This paper examines the distribution of the goods and services provided by the ocean, existing inequities and the resulting impacts on the environment, human health, and income distribution now and in the future. The paper ...
  • Gender equality is diluted in commitments made to small-scale fisheries 

    Lawless, S.; Cohen, P.J.; Srivastava, S.; Kleiber, D.L.; Morrison, T.; Philippa Jane Cohen: 0000-0002-9987-1943 (2021)
    Type: Journal Article
    Gender equality is a mainstream principle of good environmental governance and sustainable development. Progress toward gender equality in the fisheries sector is critical for effective and equitable development outcomes ...
  • Rapid assessment on gender dynamics, barriers, opportunities and risks in agriculture and aquaculture sectors in northwestern Bangladesh. 

    Haque, S.; Choudhury, A.; Adam, R.; McDougall, C.; Afrina Choudhury: 0000-0003-1734-6238; Cynthia McDougall: 0000-0002-5606-6813 (2020)
    Type: Report
    Generally Aquaculture in Bangladesh is perceived as men’s work (Barman, 2001) which implies that women has limited or no access to and benefit from aquaculture. Under this circumstance, this study aims to identify the ...
  • Gleaning: beyond the subsistence narrative 

    Grantham, R.; Lau, J.; Kleiber, D.L.; Jacqueline Lau: 0000-0002-0403-8423 (2020)
    Type: Journal Article
    Coastal resources are important for the wellbeing and livelihoods of people in coastal communities across the world but are used and valued differently by different people at different times. As such, managing coastal ...
  • ‘Good science’: Using sex-disaggregated data in small-scale fisheries research and policy 

    Bevitt, K. (2019)
    Type: Blog
    Globally, relatively few data are available about women’s role in small-scale fisheries, despite their active participation as fishers, processors, traders and marketers. This calls for greater efforts by researchers, ...
  • Livelihood vulnerabilities among women in small-scale fisheries in Ghana 

    Appiah, S.; TO, A.; Tetty, A.; Abbey, E.; Kuwornu, J.; Cole, S.M.; Chimatiro, S.; Steven Michael Cole: 0000-0002-8947-0871 (2020)
    Type: Journal Article
    Women play essential role in the fisheries sector of Ghana, particularly their involvement in post-harvest activities. However, several factors make them vulnerable to livelihood insecurity. This paper investigates the ...
  • Strong women, strong nation 

    Dos Reis Lopes, J.; Duarte, A.; Tilley, A.; Alexander Tilley: 0000-0002-6363-0945 (2020)
    Type: Journal Article
    Innovative research in the Southeast Asian island nation of Timor-Leste has obtained data to help close the gender gap and provide food security for the local community.
  • Follow the fish 

    Gomese, C.; Ride, A.; Eriksson, H.; Hampus Eriksson: 0000-0003-1199-6889 (2020)
    Type: Brief
    This brief summarises national statistics about how prevalent women are in production and distribution of aquatic foods in Solomon Islands and emphasises the importance of women's increased participation in decision making.
  • Toward structural change: Gender transformative approaches 

    McDougall, C.; Badstue, L.; Mulema, A.; Fischer, G.; Najjar, D.; Pyburn, R.; ELias, M.; Joshi, D.; Vos, A.; Cynthia McDougall: 0000-0002-5606-6813; Annet Mulema: 0000-0003-4192-3939; Gundula Fischer: 0000-0002-7658-786X; Dina Najjar: 0000-0001-9156-7691; Marlene ELias: 0000-0001-8835-5348 (2020)
    Type: Book Chapter
    This chapter responds to the pressing imperative to rethink current manifestations of Gender and Development (GAD). It does so by investigating gender transformative approaches as an emerging response and potential post-GADway ...
  • Expanding the horizons for women in fisheries and aquaculture 

    Gopal, N.; Hapke, H.M.; Kusakabe, K.; Rajaratnam, S.; Williams, M.J.
    Type: Journal Article
    Women are present in all phases of fish production, processing and distribution, and contribute to the generation of wealth, the preservation of aquatic ecosystems, and the maintenance of households and communities in rural ...
  • SAIL NM Gender Integration Workshop Report 

    Scott, J.; Newton, J.; Jessica Scott: 0000-0002-5106-1335 (2020)
    Type: Report
    This two days gender workshop was aimed at assesing various components of Fish for Livelihoods (formerly SAIL) based on gender integration and with the gender lens. Gender transformative approaches and their implementation ...
  • Three lessons for gender equity in biodiversity conservation 

    Lau, J.; Jacqueline Lau: 0000-0002-0403-8423
    Type: Journal Article
    Amid a growing global agenda, biodiversity conservation has embraced gender equity as a pillar of equitable and effective practice. Gender equity has become enshrined in the global environment and development agenda through ...
  • Beyond gender-blind livelihoods: Considerations for coastal livelihood initiatives 

    Lawless, S.; Cohen, P.J.; Siota, F.; Orirana, G.; Doyle, K.; McDougall, C.; Philippa Jane Cohen: 0000-0002-9987-1943; Cynthia McDougall: 0000-0002-5606-6813 (2020)
    Type: Journal Article
    Sustainable and improved livelihoods are often entry points to enhance human well-being and the management of natural resources (Allison and Ellis 2001; Sulu et al. 2015). Yet research shows that many of these livelihood ...
  • Gender accommodative versus transformative approaches: a comparative assessment within a post-harvest fish loss reduction intervention 

    Cole, S.M.; Kaminski, A.; McDougall, C.; Kefi, A.; Marinda, P.; Maliko, M.; Mtonga, J.; Steven Michael Cole: 0000-0002-8947-0871; Alexander Kaminski: 0000-0001-5148-0460; Cynthia McDougall: 0000-0002-5606-6813 (2020)
    Type: Journal Article
    Technical and social constraints limit value chain actors from equitably engaging in and benefiting from capture fisheries in low-income settings. Extension and development programs often focus on the former, which reflects ...

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